This conference, co-sponsored by the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE), will take place October 13-14, 2015 at Washington University.
The purpose of the conference is to develop a network among AAU member-institutions that are focused on improving STEM education. The conference will feature presentations and round-table discussions on a range of topics related to systemic changes that can lead to improved student learning and increased retention rates of students in STEM, including evidence-based teaching, the role of departments and of teaching and learning centers, and methods for measuring progress.
The conference will also include a keynote address by Dr. Carl Wieman, Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University.
Find out more about the AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative at Washington University.