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  • Purdue Profiles Brenda Capobianco

    August 26, 2015

    For Brenda Capobianco, the opportunity to make her mark on the emerging field of STEM education research brought her to Purdue in 2002. Now, 13 years later, she's an associate professor of science education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruc

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K-12 Research

zip tripsThe Discovery Learning Research Center is involved in a number of interdisciplinary research grants interested in transforming STEM teaching and learning in the K-12 arena.
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Higher Education Research

The DLRC is involved in a number of research projects in the education of current and future scientists, educators and informed citizens.
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Our Facilities

buildingThe Discovery Learning Research Center is a 22,000 square foot state-of-the art facility that occupies the first two floors of the Hall for Discovery and Learning Research at the NW corner of Martin Jischke and Nimitz in Discovery Park. The DLRC features unique, flexible spaces designed for educational research unlike any available nation-wide. The spaces also incorporate technolgoies and structural features that allow for collection of research data about the learning experience. Learn more about the DLRC facilities.

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Tours of Discovery Park are available all year for business, classrooms, students, or anyone else looking to learn something new!


Discovery Learning Research Center
207 South Martin Jischke Drive, Suite 203
West Lafayette , IN 47907-1971

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