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STEM Education And MOOC


How is it possible that someone who flunked elementary, middle and high school math and science has become one of the most popular teachers in the world and a professor of engineering? We’re going to find out how Barbara Oakley did it. She now has nearly a million students in her online classes and her teaching methods have been described as revolutionary by The Wall Street Journal. She joins us to tell her story and talk about her approach.

Charlotte Area Science Network Lunch Address and Book Signing with Dr. Barbara Oakley, author of A Mind For Numbers: How to excel and Math and Science (even if you flunked Algebra), May 21, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., Alumni House UNCC

Dr. Barbara Oakley
- Professor of Engineering, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan; Visiting Scholar, University of Californa, San Diego

Wayne Fisher - K-5 Science Specialist for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools