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Purdue receives national funding for research on science education

August 23, 2017

Purdue College of Education research examining difficulty students have understanding scientific evidence received funding from the National Science Foundation. The work being led by Ala Samarapungavan, a professor of educational psychology and research methodology, received a new grant totaling $1.2 million for three years. “Instructors often assume that the evidence for scientific concepts is self-evident […]

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Purdue collaborative education project gets NSF grant funding

August 23, 2017

A collaborative project involving researchers from Purdue’s College of Education received grant funding from the National Science Foundation. The overall research project received a total of $1.1 million and is a collaboration with Indiana University. The grant funding is provided through NSF’s EHR Core Research program, which supports work advancing fundamental research on STEM. Principal […]

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

August 22, 2017

The College of Education and Center for Advancing the Teaching and Learning of STEM (CATALYST) hosted a Solar Eclipse Safe Viewing Party and it was a huge success! We estimate there were around 2,000 students, faculty, staff and community members in attendance. Many made new friends as they shared the eclipse viewing lenses to safely view […]

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