Discovery Learning Research Center


2012 Showcase and SymposiumFebruary 21, 2012 - DLRC Showcase & Symposium - Hall for Discovery and Learning Research

The featured speakers were Drs. Richard Buckius, Brenda Capobianco and Maureen McCann. The program provided information on partnering with the DLRC to enhance STEM research and proposals. For information and Dr. Buckius' presentation, please click here.

2011 Transforming Education ConferenceOctober 10-12, 2011 - International Conference on Transforming Education: From Innovation to Implementation - Purdue Memorial Union and Stewart Center

An international conference focused on the effective translation of educational research to classroom practice in STEM across higher education. Special guest speaker, Dr. Carl E. Wieman, Nobel Laureate and Associate Director for Science, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Other featured speakers include: Drs. Robert Barr, Moses Lee, John Squires, Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Michael McManus, Martin Storksdieck, Daniel Hastings, Robert McMaster and A. Dale Whittaker.

2011 Showcase and SymposiumFebruary 22, 2011 - DLRC Showcase & Symposium - Hall for Discovery and Learning Research

Featured speakers were Drs. Richard Buckius, Dorothy Teegarden, Monica Cox, Keith Bowman, Sandy Amass, Gabriela Weaver, Perry Kirkham and Nancy Pelaez and Ms. H. Christine King and Willie Burgess. To view the presentations, please click here.

DLRC Building DedicationApril 16, 2010 - Building Dedication - Hall for Discovery and Learning Research

The Hall for Discovery and Learning Research buidling dedication included tours, PI presentations and a Discovery Park Discovery Lecture Series event. Featured speakers were Drs. Nicholas Giordano, Lynn Bryan and Sandra Amass from Purdue University. Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, Director of the Battelle Center for Mathematics & Science Education Policy in the John Glenn School of Public Affairs, Ohio State University, spoke on Reaching for the Stars: Perspectives on Transforming Education.

K-12 Open HouseApril 15, 2010 - K-12 Open House - Hall for Discovery and Learning Research

Introducing DLRC facilities and programs to the K-12 and Purdue communities. The evening featured Chemistry demonstrations by Paul Smith, a presentation by Dr. Tom Turpin on Science on Six Legs: Using Insects to Create Interest and Understanding of Science in Young People and hands-on lesson activities from Purdue's NSF GK-12 program.

2010 DLRC PI SummitApril 15, 2010 - PI Summit - Hall for Discovery and Learning Research

Keynote speaker, Dr. David Asai, Director of Precollege and Undergraduate Science Education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The event highighted DLRC-related STEM educational research projects from across the Purdue community to identify areas of strength for future projects.




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