Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Featured this fall are our student interns (funded by Noyce) with an update of their experiences in Math and Science fields from this past summer. Four students worked locally with Math and Science Club programs in our city schools and five students had placements at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories in the state of Washington.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Our annual Noyce Spring event was held on Monday, April 22 from 4:30-6:00 PM in Room 101, Blair Hall on the Wittenberg Campus. Noyce scholars/interns and their mentors took part in a roundtable discussion regarding their roles in the program, as well as best practices in the teaching of math & science.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Our featured speaker was Dr. Kathy Koenig, an Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati. She holds a joint appointment between Science Education and the Department of Physics. Her research interests include the implementation and evaluation of teaching pedagogies that support student success and retention in introductory college-level STEM courses (primary focus is physics), along with the development and evaluation of a curricula that targets K-16 student scientific reasoning abilities.
We were also joined by one of our Noyce Scholars and our six student interns speaking about their experiences either on campus, at the Noyce Conference, or at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington.
2012 Spring Colloquium
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
We toured the Dayton Regional STEM School facility and had opportunities to observe in the classrooms and speak with students and faculty alike. The tour was conducted by Dr. Bryan Boyd, who spoke at our 2011 Fall Colloquium.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Our speaker was the founding principal of the Dayton Regional STEM School, and Assistant Professor of Math Education for Wright State University, Dr. Bryan Boyd. He holds a PhD in Teaching and Learning with a focus in Mathematics Education and Rural Education from the University of Louisville. He has experience as a high school math teacher and middle school principal in Dayton area schools.
We were also joined by Witt's four summer interns speaking about their summer internships either on campus or at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Redmond, Washington.