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AACU STEM Network Conference

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.

Location

Washington University in St. Louis