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Kaput Center

  • Research

    An interdisciplinary research center where fundamental issues in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education are studied, discussed, and analyzed.

  • Educational Opportunities

    The Kaput Center offers many educational opportunities for students of all ages. 

  • Faculty

    Our faculty study, discuss, and analyze fundamental issues in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, and they seek to find innovative solutions that will benefit younger generations of STEM learners. 

The Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education is an interdisciplinary research center where fundamental issues in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education are studied, discussed, and analyzed. Innovative solutions are proposed and investigated. The center focuses on three areas:

  • learning design examines design challenges and tensions teachers and professors face in developing new curriculum, developing new technologies, and integrating resources into mainstream education.
  • teacher quality targets effective teaching and practice
  • education policy investigates how to effectively translate research into practice

The Kaput Center also serves as a living laboratory for graduate students and UMassD faculty in the STEM Education PhD program.

Staff

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