Department News

2015-04-24

Featured in the UCLA Newsroom :: UCLA Professor Blaire Van Valkenburgh and Colleagues Receive NSF Grant to Enhance Undergraduate Education

$2.4 million grant will help UCLA to make undergrad STEM courses more interactive, more effective

A four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help UCLA redesign some undergraduate courses to make them more interactive and more interdisciplinary.

The multipronged initiative, which is already underway and under the auspices of UCLA’s division of life sciences, could transform key courses for thousands of UCLA undergraduates. It is part of a campus-wide goal for all science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses to implement teaching methods that have been proven in peer-reviewed studies to help motivate and engage students.
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