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CREATE for STEM

http://create4stem.msu.edu

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January 2018

CREATE Science Seminar Speaker: Dr. Mary Besterfield-Sacre, University of Pittsburgh

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
252, Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Title: GenZ and STEM Education Today – How to Capitalize on the Crossroads Abstract: Freeman and colleagues (2015) provided substantial proof what we have intuitively known for quite some time - active learning improves students’ learning in STEM. However, given the digital age, learning science research and students’ access to information, we as educators are continuously challenged in the classroom, as the number of active learning practices are large and unwieldly. So where does one start? This presentation discusses current…

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Special Presentation: Dr. David Feldon

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
252, Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Title: Leveraging Expertise: Advancing STEM Education for Undergraduates Abstract: Postsecondary STEM education is built upon transactions driven by expertise—faculty work to articulate their knowledge and skills in ways that are accessible to students, and students actively choose to invest their efforts toward developing expertise through their selection and pursuit of professional pathways. Thus, effective undergraduate instruction requires a dynamic management of articulated content, instructional strategy, and motivation. However, experts often fail to provide explanations of their problem-solving processes that are…

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February 2018

CREATE for STEM Mini-conference 2018

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Please join us for CREATE's annual mini-conference! Featuring poster presentations from our MSU colleagues which highlight their respective work on improving STEM education at Michigan State and beyond, we hope to encourage conversations, understanding and new collaborations. We encourage faculty and graduate students to submit a poster reflecting their current research and to bring the team to help present We are excited to welcome Mitchell Nathan, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Educational Psychology, as our featured plenary speaker.…

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