Area of Investigation
Informed Engineering Design
K-16 STEM Education
Informal STEM Learning
Engineering in the Classroom
Technological Skill Development
CSR PROJECTS are briefly described below.
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WISE GUYS AND GALS (WGG).
Working with Boys & Girls Clubs, middle school age youth, focus on science, informed engineering design, interconnected STEM learning. Continued refinement of WISEngineering MOOC engine.
NSF DRL 1422436; 09/2014—08/2019
ENGINEERING FOR ALL (EfA)
Working with middle school technology education students with a focus on science, informed engineering design, interconnected STEM learning.
NSF DRL 1316601 ; 9/2014—08/2017
ARTICULATED TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION PATHWAYS (ATEP)
High school and community college students; three semester long courses in biotech, manufacturing and information technology with a focus on technological education, informed engineering design, interconnected STEM learning.
NSF DUE 1104253; 9/2011-8/2015
MATHEMATICS INFUSION INTO SCIENCE (MiSP)
Middle and high school students; 26 interconnected STEM replacement science activities. Research project demonstrating effectiveness on standardized test performance by students.
NSF 0927973; 9/2009—08/2012
WISENGINEERING—EDUCA– USE (GATES FOUNDATION)
Middle school math project using informed engineering design, interconnected STEM, and the beginning development of the WISEngineering MOOC engine.
SIMULATION AND MODELING IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (SMTE)
Middle school technology education with a focus on informed engineering design, science, interconnected STEM and development of simulations.
NSF 0821965; 09/2008—08/13
MATH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROJECT (MSTP)
Middle school math, science and technology education students with a focus on math infusion in science and technology education, informed engineering design, science, math, interconnected STEM.
NSF 0314910; 09/2003—09/2009
CAREER CURRICULUM FOR TECHNOLOGY (CCfT)
High school engineering/technology education textbook. Informed engineering design, interconnected STEM. Product is a published textbook, Engineering and Technology, Cengage 2010.
NSF DUE 0603403; 9/2006—8/2009
NEW YORK STATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATIVE (NYSPDC)
Professional development collaborative with high school and community college teachers re implementation of activities from NYSCATE project.
NSF 0302808; 5/2003—4/2006
NYS CURRICULUM FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION (NYSCATE)
The project developed, field tested, validated, and institutionalized 14 articulated grade 9-14 ATE curriculum modules. Informed engineering design, science, math, interconnected STEM, technology education.
NSF ; 9/2000— 8/2004
MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (MSTe)
The project developed models for the integration of math, science and technology education (engineering design) in the elementary school and created a statewide network for implementation. Math, science, interconnected STEM, technology education.
NSF ESI 9618962; 09/1997—08/2002
NEW YORK STATE TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION NETWORK (NYSTEN)
Created a statewide network of middle and high school math, science and technology teacher teams to lead local workshops in STEM. Math, science, engineering design, technology education, interconnected STEM.