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Project Title: Barriers and Opportunities in Completing Two- and Four-Year STEM Degrees

PIN: DBASSE-BOSE-10-02         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academy of Engineering
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
DBASSE Board on Science Education
Board on Higher Education & Workforce
NAE Office of Programs

RSO:
Storksdieck, Martin

Subject/Focus Area:
Education


Barriers and Opportunities in Completing Two- and Four-Year STEM Degrees
November 12, 2013 - November 13, 2013
National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW
Washington D.C.


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Rebecca Krone
Email: rkrone@nas.edu
Phone:
Fax:


Agenda:

BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPLETING 2- AND 4-YEAR STEM DEGREES
Committee Meeting 2

NAS Building
2100 Constitution Ave NW
Room 120
Washington, DC

PUBLIC AGENDA
November 12-13, 2013

Tuesday, November 12
CLOSED SESSION
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

OPEN SESSION
10:15 a.m. Welcome and Overview of the Meeting
Shirley Malcom, Study Chair

BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES
10:30 a.m. Mathematics
Moderator: Uri Treisman, University of Texas
Speakers
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Uri Treisman, University of Texas
Steven Ritter, Carnegie Learning
Lou Gross, University of Tennessee (invited)

12:00 p.m. Small group discussion with presenters (Lunch Served)

1:00 p.m.Cost of STEM Degree
Moderator: TBD
Speakers
Rita Kirshstein: American Institute of Research, Delta Cost Project
TBD

2:00 p.m.Break

CLOSED SESSION
2:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, November 13
CLOSED SESSION
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

OPEN SESSION
9:45 a.m.Welcome to Day 2
Shirley Malcom, Study Chair

9:55 a.m. Authentic STEM Experiences
Moderator: TBD
Presenters:
Kevin Egan, UCLA (invited)
Elizabeth Ambos, Council on Undergraduate Research (invited)
TBD

11:30 p.m. Working Lunch: Small Group Discussions with Presenters

12:15 p.m.Undergraduate STEM Instructors
Moderator: Adrian Kezar, Committee Member
Presenters
Karan Watson, Provost Texas A&M
Ann Austin, Michigan State University
Ellen Goldey, Wofford
Robert Hilborn, American Association of Physics Teachers

2:00 p.m. Break

CLOSED SESSION
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Shirley Malcom
(Chair)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Cynthia Atman
University of Washington
George Boggs
Palomar College and American Association of Community Colleges (emeritus)
Pamela Brown
New York City College of Technology
City University of New York
Peter Bruns
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Cornell University (retired)
Charles De Leone
California State University
San Marcos
Frank Dobbin
Harvard University
S. James Gates
Jr.
University of Maryland
Leah H. Jamieson
Purdue University
Adrianna Kezar
University of Southern California
Kenneth Koedinger
Carnegie Mellon University
Muriel Poston
Pitzer College (day 2)
Mark Rosenberg
Florida International University
Uri Treisman
University of Texas (day 1)
Michelle Van Noy
Rutgers University (day 2)
Ben Wu
Texas A&M University


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Draft outline of report, presentations from open sessions, and planning for the next January meeting.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Outline of draft report and background articles related to presentations given during open sessions.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 4, 2013