Education

Talk It Out: A New Way to Teach Calculus That Leads to Student Success

Posted: November 12, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: November 11, 2014 at 1:19 pm

Shocked by the national failure rate of college calculus courses, Mason professor questions the status quo and finds new way to teach students the reasoning behind the equations.

 

Making a Mark: $2 Million Faculty Gift Endows Science Education Chair

Posted: November 10, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: November 8, 2014 at 7:06 pm

The $2 million gift from the Sterling Family Foundation was announced Friday at the conclusion of a symposium celebrating Professor Donna R. Sterling’s 21-year career as a pioneer in science education.

Multi-Million-Dollar Grant Will Help Identify Underrepresented, High-Potential Students

Posted: October 31, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: October 30, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Study will use problem-based learning to identify and serve low-income gifted students.

Professor Receives Funding to Study Juvenile Detention Alternatives

Posted: October 29, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: October 28, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Mason professor will study detention alternatives for adolescents thanks to a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant.

Mason in Loudoun’s New Sterling, Va. Site Offers Increased Access, Affordability

Posted: October 28, 2014 at 10:06 am, Last Updated: November 3, 2014 at 9:15 am

George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College are partners in the Mason at Loudoun site.

Generation Open: Mason Takes a Closer Look at the Effects of Access for All

Posted: October 27, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 24, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Open Access Week gives Mason students the opportunity to debate the merits of free online resources.

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