STEM ED – 3D Learning

3-Dimensional Learning Three-dimensional learning (3DL) in STEM education is a model described in the National Research Council’s Framework for K-12 Science Education, a recent document outlining a research-based approach toward facilitating a coherent, in-depth understanding of the sciences for K-12 students. 3DL posits that teaching and learning of a scientific discipline should involve three features: disciplinary […]

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NEWS – $17 million gift creates MSU undergraduate scholars program and supports faculty in Engineering

Alumnus Martin Vanderploeg supports first-generation students and expands engineering research EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University has received a $17 million gift from an alumnus that will create a signature program to help first-generation students succeed in college and will fund additional endowments to attract and retain faculty leaders in engineering. Martin J. Vanderploeg, a technology pioneer […]

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NEWS – MSU’s PhD Certificates for Teaching and Learning STEM

Michigan State University offers two unique certificates for graduate students interested in the teaching and learning of STEM: 1) Certificate in Science Education; 2) Certificate in Teaching College Science and Mathematics. Certificate in Science Education The graduate certificate in Science Education is designed for Ph.D. students who are interested in developing expertise in science education […]

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STEM Teaching Essentials

The STEM Teaching Essentials workshop series is focused on helping current, new, and future (post-docs and graduate students) STEM faculty and academic staff develop their instructional practices. MSU faculty lead these lunchtime workshops that explore essential topics in teaching and learning. The series is sponsored by the Colleges of Natural Science, Agriculture and Natural Resources, […]

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