Accelerator Faculty contribute to International Learning Assistant Conference

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Julia Nord and Mary Nelson stand by the poster about Mason’s Learning Assistant Program

The STEM Accelerator was well represented at the Annual International Learning Assistant Conference held on the campus of University of Colorado Boulder, October 22-25, 2016.  Dr. Mary Nelson, Dr. Julia Nord, Dr. Rebecca Jones and new graduate student Zach Korzi contributed to the discussions on Learning Assistant Programs and assessment of learning gains.  Drs. Nelson and Nord were also involved in work during the conference related to a NSF-IUSE grant that aims to create and support a network of colleges and universities, like Mason, who are using the Learning Assistant Model.

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Walking on campus

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Mackey Auditorium

 

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Southwest corner of campus