2012 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference

2012 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference
July 16-17, 2012
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Learn – Participate – Engage – Connect

Who Should Attend
The ASQ Education Division and the University of Wisconsin-Stout encourage conference participation from teachers, education administrators, faculty members from education and the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), government officials, and STEM professionals and managers from industry.

What You’ll Learn
Learn about the latest STEM initiatives, discuss the latest ideas for teaching college science and engineering, and learn from our panel of experts on best practices for co-op experiences. The schedule includes time for networking and the discussion of ideas for improving STEM education. Take back to your institutions, communities and corporations the latest ideas on STEM initiatives and successful collaboration among stakeholders.

Conference Highlights

  • Network on using the ideas of quality and continuous improvement in advancing the STEM agenda
  • Participate in workshops on engaging STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) students through service learning, experiential learning and undergraduate research
  • Learn from UW-Stout provost, Dr. Julie Furst-Bowe, and faculty as they highlight the success of using the Baldrige framework to improve the culture for learning; and, in particular, the success they are having with learning communities in promoting increased engagement with students and faculty
  • Engage with Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Engineering Education, Professor Jeffrey Froyd, TEES Research Professor and the Director of Faculty Climate and Development at Texas A&M University, about ideas for improving the teaching of STEM courses
  • Learn from President Bryan Albrecht, Gateway Technical College about the new Wisconsin’s STEM Talent Development Roadmap effort
  • Adopt best practices for collaboration and partnerships between industry, colleges and schools with Paul Plotkowski, Engineering Dean at Grand Valley State University, and his panel of experts
  • Join in discussions of successful STEM initiatives from high school through college and transition to STEM careers
  • Participate in breakout sessions focused on:
  • College-Ready in STEM and Transition to College
  • The STEM Gap: Representation and Access in STEM
  • Higher Education STEM-Improved Learning through Teaching and Communities
  • Industry Partnerships to Improve STEM Education

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