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Spotlight on Scholarship

Spotlight on Scholarship

For the Spring 2013 semester, the University Libraries will shine a spotlight on the research and recent scholarly output of the Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies. The STEM Education & Professional Studies faculty is world renowned for their teaching, research, and service.  Their areas of research are diverse and include fashion retailing, game and simulation development, development and implementation of learning technologies, policies that address sea level rise, research apprenticeship programs, STEM teacher education, and much more.

An exhibit in the Learning Commons from March 15-April 15 will feature statements of current research as well as selected journal articles and books from the past five years.

Faculty members from the department will present and discuss some of their recent work at a reception in the Learning Commons Conference Room on Thursday, April 4 from 3:00-5:00 pm. If you'd like to come, contact Fern McDougal

For more information, contact Lucy Rush


Old Dominion University Libraries’
Spotlight on Scholarship Series

Featuring Research from the Department of
STEM Education & Professional Studies

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Opening Remarks

Welcome:  Virginia S. O’Herron, University Librarian

Opening Remarks:  Phil Reed, Department Chair

The Industrial Scientific Research Center -- Petros Katsioloudis

Research in Fashion Retailing -- Manveer Mann

Research Apprenticeship Programs in Science - Authentic
Experiences for Underrepresented High School Students

-- Stephen Burgin

The Algebra Project -- Melva Grant

Crafting a Message to Engage the Public in Discourse,
Development, and Acceptance of Environmental Resiliency
Policies that Address Sea Level Rise
-- Cindy Tomovic

Game and Simulation Development
-- Amy Adcock& Ginger Watson