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Transforming Education: From Innovation to Implementation

Transforming Education: From Innovation to Implementation, October 9 - 11, 2011, Discovery Learning Research Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

About the Conference

TRANSFORMING EDUCATION: FROM INNOVATION TO IMPLEMENTATION

October 10-12, 2011
Purdue University | West Lafayette, Indiana USA
Discovery Learning Research Center

Join us this fall for an international conference focused on developing strategies for the effective transition of STEM educational research to classroom practice across higher education. Conference participants will contribute in real-time, through online collaboration, to a working position paper on effective practices for transforming education.


SPECIAL GUEST

Carl E. Wieman, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Science, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House


FEATURED SPEAKERS

Robert B. Barr, Ph.D.

Learning Paradigm, Institutional Research, & Business Intelligence Consultant, author of "From Teaching to Learning: A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education"
Former Executive Director, Institutional Research & Planning, Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources

Daniel Hastings, Ph.D

Dean for Undergraduate Education
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Moses Lee, Ph.D.

Dean of Natural and Applied Sciences, Hope College, Michigan

Michael E. McManus, Ph.D.

Dean of Academic Programs
Professor of Pharmacology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Robert McMaster,Ph.D.

Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education
University of Minnesota

John Squires

Department Head, Mathematics, Chattanooga State Community College

Martin Storksdieck, Ph.D.

Director, Board on Science Education, The National Academies/the National Research Council


REGISTRATION

$325 FULL CONFERENCE FEE AFTER SEPTEMBER 9
$150 GRADUATE STUDENT REGISTERING WITH A FACULTY MEMBER

The conference fee includes keynote and plenary sessions, contributed and invited sessions, poster sessions, exhibitor showcases, opening reception, and all meals. Space is limited.

ONLINE INTERACTIVE TOOLS FOR THE CONFERENCE


ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS for oral presentation is now closed. Poster submissions will continue to be accepted for review. To submit poster abstract, click here.


CONTACT

Cele Flanary, Conference Coordinator
Phone: 765-494-1844
Email: cflanary@purdue.edu