May 25, 2012
CEMSE staff members shared information about ongoing research and the Virtual Learning Community project at the recent annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, held in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Jeanne Century, CEMSE Director of Science Education, Research and Evaluation, examined factors affecting education reform in her presentation, "Defining and Measuring Sustainability of Reform: Factors that Affect Our Abilities to Generate Enduring Change." Download PDF of Prezi slide presentation. The submitted paper, "Measuring Implementation, Spread, and Sustainability of Educational Innovations: Innovating for Collaborative Research," was authored by Century, along with Amy Cassata, CEMSE lead researcher, and Cassie Freeman and Mollie Rudnick, both former CEMSE research associates.
Jeanne made a second presentation at the meeting, "Understanding Implementation, Spread, and Sustainability of STEM High Schools in the Ohio STEM Learning Network." in a symposium entitled: "Understanding Emerging Opportunity Structures in STEM Education: Research Efforts to Explore School-Level Innovations." Download PDF of Prezi slide presentation.
Meg Schleppenbach, project director for the Virtual Learning Community, presented "Designing a Virtual Learning Community for Elementary Mathematics Teachers," coauthored by David Beer, PI of the project.