Franklin receives grant to establish field school in Kazakhstan

Scott Franklin, a professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy and director of RIT’s Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (CASTLE), received funding to help establish a PEER field school in Kazakhstan. The grant was awarded by the Embassy of the United States of America in Kazakhstan, by the American Council for International Education. Franklin and PEER co-director, Eleanor Sayre of Kansas State University, together with others in the program, will improve STEM faculty members’ pedagogical knowledge in English and prepare STEM faculty to measure student learning and development.

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