2014 Forum on Digital Media for STEM Learning Keynote

Date: 
Sep 16 2014

On September 16th, 2014 our director Dr. Martin Storksdieck served as a keynote speaker to the 2014 Forum on Digital media for STEM Learning in Boston, Massachusetts. Hosted by PBS Learning Media and WGBH Boston, the forum "provides an environment to explore the evolving landscape, products and engagement models surrounding digital media in the STEM education space. The format of this event includes a diverse blend of anchoring keynote presentations and fast-paced panels that provide opportunities for speaker and audience interaction.

Research and Practice Informing Curricular Change: Using Outcomes From Research Studies on Undergraduate Student Motivation

Date: 
Mar 13 2014

The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning and the College of Engineering are pleased to be co-hosting this seminar and forum on Thursday March 13th at 2:00 p.m. in Furman Hall Rm 105.  The interactive seminar is expected to last one hour, faculty are welcome to stay longer to interact with Dr. Matusovich and colleagues.  Refreshments and snacks will be provided. 

Martin Storksdieck, Director Candidate, Public Talk

Date: 
Dec 04 2013

Martin Storksdieck is the Director of the Board on Science Education at National Academy of Sciences.

Seminar and Forum: Investigating Lifelong Science Learning

Date: 
Jun 11 2013

When do people learn science?  Why do people learn science?  Where do people learn science?  In this talk derived from an NSF Distinguished Lecture, Dr. John H. Falk will present a brief overview of the growing understanding of how the public learns science across their lifetime.  Dr. Falk will summarize two recent large-scale research studies.

Seminar and Forum: Bricks and Mortar Optional: 21st Century Laboratory Learning

Date: 
May 14 2013

Laboratory learning is an iconic component of secondary and collegiate level science courses, but practice and instruction in this arena are changing. One of the most dramatic transitions in laboratory instruction is the use of distance delivery approaches.  Distance delivery (a.k.a. e-learning) approaches present unique challenges and require innovation to match and potentially exceed learning outcomes of a bricks and mortar lab with the added benefit of improving accessibility of science education.  Drs.

Seminar and Forum: The Argument for STEAM: Integrating the Arts into STEM Education

Date: 
Apr 09 2013

STEM, oft-used to describe the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics into a new transdisciplinary subject, is a dominate goal in education these days.  Are we missing something? What can the arts add to the experience of STEM learning? How can creativity enhance innovation? Enter the STEM to STEAM movement with an “A” for Arts.  Join OSU’s Dr. Kevin Patton from the Music Department, Dr.

Seminar and Forum: The Importance of Self-Regulation for Learning

Date: 
Mar 12 2013

Please Join Dr. Megan McClelland as we focus on the importance of self-regulation for learning and development throughout the lifespan. Self-regulation will be defined and research on the predictability of these skills starting early in life will be discussed. Research on intervention efforts to strengthen these skills, especially in young children, will be reviewed and policy implications will be discussed. Megan M. McClelland is an Associate Professor in the Human Development & Family Sciences department and the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families.

Seminar and Forum: Beyond Demographics: The Human Side of Diversity and Inclusion in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Date: 
Jan 08 2013

Please join Larry Roper (Student Affairs), Michelle Bothwell (Biological & Environmental Engineering), and Derron Coles (STEM Education) in a transformative conversation that will challenge your thinking about diversity and inclusion. Faculty often participate in a systems aimed at improving diversity but in reality may siphon student spirit and soul by focusing on assimilation with the dominate discipline culture rather than enrichment. Our practices, while well intended, can stifle personal identity and growth among underrepresented groups and persons.

Invitational Workshop: Broader Impacts - Towards a Strategic Approach for OSU

Date: 
Dec 07 2012

The OSU Center for Research for Lifelong STEM Learning with support from the OSU Research Office and in collaboration with OSU Outreach and Engagement, convened a “Broader Impacts Invitational Workshop” on December 7, 2012. The workshop solicited opinions and perspectives from 65 participating faculty who were broadly representative of OSU’s diverse disciplines and units.

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