Watch for us at the NARST, NSTA and AERA Conferences
March 11, 2012
The Discovery Learning Research Center will be represented at the National Association for Research In Science Teaching (NARST), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the American Education Research Association (AERA) conferences. Visit us at our booth in the exposition hall at the NSTA Conference in Indianapolis. A list of presentations at all conferences is located at the link below.
- Laura Warner
November 24, 2015
Higher education's ability to prepare students to compete in the 21st century workplace faces increasing scrutiny. Existing and ingrained structures of higher education, particularly in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, are not set up to provide the skill development in three key areas necessary for student success in the knowledge economy: communication, teamwork and divergent thinking, a new book published by Purdue University Press suggests. Addressing this issue by formulating solutions within diverse academic settings is the focus of "Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate STEM Education for the 21st Century." Edited by Gabriela C. Weaver, Wilella D. Burgess, Amy L. Childress and Linda Slakey, the book brings together chapters from the scholars and leaders who were part of the 2011 and 2014 conferences led by the Discovery Learning Research Center in Purdue's Discovery Park.Read Full Story