Centers for Education Innovation in Higher Ed


A number of Universities have established Education Innovation Centers, to foster research and disseminate best practices on evidence-based approaches, novel pedagogies, and advances in learning science. In this panel, several founding directors of such Centers will provide a survey of these efforts, explore similarities and differences, and describe the community-building approaches spanning multiple disciplines necessary to further similar initiatives at different institutions and regions.

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  1. Explain challenges and barriers to establishing and growing an education innovation center.
  2. Summarize how education innovation centers lead to the development of new communities on and off campus
  3. Describe how innovation centers influence and are influenced by the organizational structures in which they are embedded



Adam Fontecchio, Professor & Director, Drexel University

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  • Tags: implementation, stem & steam
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Higher Education
  • Session Focus Area
  • Level: Basic Understanding

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