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STEM Ed Announcement: Fall 2013 STEM Tuesday Seminars



This is a UMass STEM Education Institute program.
 Contact information is below.
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 UMass STEM Ed Institute Presents: Fall  2013 STEM Tuesday Seminars
  
 STEM seminars are held at 4PM on the first and third Tuesdays of each month
 during the academic year in Hasbrouck 138. Everyone is welcome; no
 reservations are needed, and there is no charge. Parking is available in the
 Campus Center Garage. This fall the lineup includes:
  
 September 17
  
 Rick Adrion
 Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 
 "Reforming K20 Computer Science Education in Massachusetts: Issues, Options,
 and Challenges"
 
 October 1
 
 Don Blair
 Graduate Student, Physics, Umass
 
 "Citizen Science/Easy Lab activities"
 October 15
 Dave Hart, Center for Educational Software Development,Umass;  Florence
 Sullivan, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, School of
 Education, UMass, 
 
 "Cross-referencing to co-construct knowledge about global heat transfer in
 an online learning environment: Learning with multiple visualizations."
 
 November 5
 
 Joyce Plotkin
 Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Governor's
 STEM Advisory Council, and Founder & CEO of the DIGITS Project
 
 "STEM in Massachusetts:  A Decade of Progress"
 
 November 19
  
 Kathy Aidala
 Physics Professor, Department Chair, Mount Holyoke College
 
 "Why Aren't More Women in Science?"
 
 December 3
 
 Stephen Schneider
 Professor, Department Head, Astronomy, UMass
 
 "S2TLC: Supporting STEM Teaching and Learning through Communities"
 
 For more details on each seminar see:
 http://k12s.phast.umass.edu/stem/events.html

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