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Student Learning Abroad: The Three Stories We Tell

Michael Vande Berg, PhD, will talk about student learning abroad on April 22, 7 p.m. in Krannert auditorium. He is the principal at MVB Associates, held leadership positions at CIEE, Georgetown University, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo College, and a number of other institutions unusually dedicated to international education. He is the lead editor of the 2012 book Student Learning Abroad: What Our Students are Learning, What They’re Not, and What We Can Do About It. For more information, contact Dr. Charles Calahan at calahanc@purdue.edu.

Presentation of Dr. Michael Vande Berg

CIE outlines $2.3 million DOE grant to study active learning at Purdue

The Center for Instructional Excellence is conducting a four-year study of why active-learning strategies help student retention, success, and completion rates, with a $2.3 million-grant to Purdue from the U.S. Department of Education.The grant is through the DOE's First in the World Program, which seeks to improve postsecondary educational persistence and completion, as part of President Obama’s 2020 goal to have the highest share of college graduates in the world. If you are interested in the possibility of participating in this grant with one of your courses at Purdue, please contact the PI, Dr. Chantal Levesque-Bristol at cbristol@purdue.eduRead more.

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