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STEM_workshop_final_032511 - BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES...

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B EHAVIORAL AND S OCIAL S CIENCES IN STEM (S CIENCE , T ECHNOLOGY , ENGINEERING AND M ATHEMATICS ) E DUCATION A W ORKSHOP S UMMARY July 13, 2010 5635 Fishers Lane Rockville, Maryland Sponsored by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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OBSSR Workshop: Behavioral and Social Sciences in STEM Education July 13, 2010 2 CONTENTS Welcome, Introduction, and Plans for the Day Deborah H. Olster, PhD, Acting Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) . ........................................................................... 4 Framing the Issue Elisa Klein, PhD, Society for Research in Child Development/American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellow, OBSSR, NIH . .......... 5 Federal Perspectives on the Social and Behavioral Sciences and STEM Education and STEM Education Reform . .......................................................................................................................... 6 Steven J. Robinson, PhD, White House Domestic Policy Council . ............................................ 6 Michael Lach, Special Assistant for STEM Education, US Department of Education. .............. 6 Discussion . .................................................................................................................................. 7 What Are the Core STEM Sciences? A Discussion led by Paula R. Skedsvold, JD, PhD, Executive Director, Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Patricia White, PhD, Acting Deputy Director, Division of Social and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), and Susan Carey, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, Harvard University………………………………………………………. ..………………………. ..…………. .…8 Cultural, Social, and Institutional Forces Shaping Views of Behavioral and Social Science A Discussion led by Martha Zaslow, PhD, Director, Office for Policy and Communications, Society for Research in Child Development, and Felice Levine, PhD, Executive Director, American Educational Research Association . ............................................................................ 9 STEM Education Reform and the Behavioral and Social Sciences . ............................................ 11 Bruce A. Fuchs, PhD, Director, Office of Science Education, NIH . ........................................ 11 Lynn Dierking, PhD, Professor of Science Education and Free Choice Learning, Oregon State University . ................................................................................................................................. 12 Jo Ellen Roseman, PhD, Director, Project 2061, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) . .................................................................................................................... 12 Discussion . ................................................................................................................................ 13
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