DLRC Showcase & Symposium and 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
January 27, 2014
The DLRC invites you to join us for an afternoon of information and conversation. The objective of the DLRC Showcase & Symposium is to highlight the mission of the center and to help you better understand how the DLRC can partner with you to enhance your STEM research and proposals.
This year’s event will have a special focus as we celebrate our ten year anniversary with past research highlights and exciting future directions.
We look forward to seeing you!
10:00 a.m. Eye Tracker Symposium & User Group
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. DLRC Overview & Presentations
2:30 p.m. Afternoon Reception & Poster Session
5:00 p.m. 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
- 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