LA Program Discussion at CSME Exchange (Oct 5)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is:

Learning Assistant (LA) Programs

Chandra Turpen
University of Maryland

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
INSCC room 345

Lunch will be provided!


Chandra Turpen is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park with the Physics Education Research Group.  She completed her PhD in Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder.  Chandra’s work involves designing and researching contexts for learning within higher education. At the University of Maryland, Chandra directs the Learning Assistant (LA) program aimed at recruiting and preparing talented science majors for careers in teaching, improving the quality of undergraduate science education, and transforming departmental cultures to value research-based teaching.



Join us for an informal discussion and exchange of ideas!

Vist our CSME Exchange page for future meeting times and topics.