An Ecological Approach To Understanding Lifelong Stem Learning

April 24th, 2013

Recently, John Falk (CAISE Co-PI) and Lynn Dierking, Sea Grant Professors of Free-Choice Learning at Oregon State University (OSU), delivered a distinguished lecture on behalf of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). Professors Falk and Dierking presented on several research projects that they have recently completed, as well as the in-progress Synergies project, which is examining, over a four-year period, the ecology of science learning opportunities for middle school students in an underserved community in Portland, OR.