Sparkhall Brown

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Systemic reform in undergraduate engineering education is critical to improving student ability and understanding. Electrical engineering and computer science at Oregon State University has worked in collaboration with university science and math education researchers to implement large-scale curriculum reform based on a platform for learning/spl trade/. To(More)
The University of Wisconsin - Madison and the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County recently formed a partnership to offer a sustained after-school informal science program to children ages 7-12. Designed to improve scientific literacy and engender an affinity for science, the program provides inquiry-based, hands-on learning opportunities stressing the(More)
At NMSU, Math 115: intermediate algebra, is identified as an early gatekeeper (a point where multiple barriers can interfere with progress of minority and other CS/Engr students). Beginning the math sequence at this level presents significant barriers to students' progression; yet 40% of CS/Engr students must take Math 115-presenting them with formidable(More)
During the past two years two papers on Educational topics have been read to this Society, one by Mr. Williamson entitled " PostWar Functions of Commercial Education," and the other by Mr. Kyan on " The Preparation of National School Pupils for Technical Training and Industrial Life." My excuse for bringing the subject again under the notice of the Society(More)
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