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2016 Faculty Fellows Application

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LA (Learning Assistant) Program faculty workshop on Collaborative Learning in LA-Supported Classroom

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Multiple Postdoctoral Positions in Discipline-Based Education Research at FIU. For more information and to apply:
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Multiple Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics Education (Discipline-Base Education Research)
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Postdoctoral Position In Discipline-Based Education Research at Florida International University
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Improving grades, graduation rates: Learning assistants help peers in the classroom

05/19/2016

In a traditional class, a professor usually lectures while students take notes. But more and more professors have embraced so-called active learning methods. Research has proven that encouraging students to collaborate and apply concepts in class through hands-on activities helps them learn more effectively than lecturing alone.

Multiple Postdoctoral Positions in Discipline-Based Education Research at FIU

04/13/2016

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Doctoral student keeps students interested in STEM

03/30/2016

Remy Dou teaches in the FIUTeach program, a secondary STEM teacher preparation initiative under the STEM Transformation Institute which has reshaped the way science courses are taught throughout the university.

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The STEM Transformation Institute is a multidisciplinary collaboration across the Colleges of Arts, Sciences & Education, and Engineering & Computing for the research and development of effective educational practices that lead to substantial increases in the number of well-prepared STEM professionals, including teachers, graduating FIU. Undertaking this challenge requires us to partner with local K12 systems and colleges, businesses and industry, foundations, and national education leaders in order to create an educational landscape that supports all students, coming through multiple pathways, and leading to a productive workforce. The STEM Institute capitalizes on the unique skills our diverse student population brings to their learning and ultimately the workforce. The Institute is FIU’s response to the national calls for 100,000 new STEM teachers and an additional 1,000,000 STEM professionals over the next 10 years; hence, our vision that the Institute serve as a living laboratory that disseminates practices, policies, and STEM professionals across the nation.

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