Innovative Research

Faculty and Graduate Students are currently working on these areas:

  • Classroom discourse in mathematics teaching and learning
  • Creating sustainable change in STEM instruction in higher education
  • Curriculum and professional development for science teachers
  • Designing the future of the online STEM textbook
  • Equity in mathematics education
  • Gesture-controlled computer simulations for learning critical concepts in science
  • Implementation of problem-based instruction in mathematics classrooms
  • Multiplayer video game development and testing
  • Professional development for mathematics teachers
  • Sociopolitical perspectives in mathematics education
  • Technology-enhanced collaborative learning environments in engineering
  • The professional development of teachers

Funded research includes support from various agencies including the Department of Education, the Institute for Educational Sciences, and the National Science Foundation. Click Here to read more about the current research foci of featured MSE Graduate Students.