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February 8, 2011

Science Education at UMBC Featured Friday, Feb. 11, on PBS’s Need to Know.

The Feb. 11 episode of PBS's Need to Know will look at the Meyerhoff Scholars Program and curriculum changes at UMBC that have helped more students succeed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The segment is part of a one-hour special on education. It is scheduled to air on Maryland Public Television MPT2 at 11 p.m. and, in the greater Washington area, on WETA HD and TV 26 at 10:30 p.m. The program also will be available on the Need to Know website.

The program “highlights three dramatic stories of academic transformation – focusing on literacy, physical education and science education.” The segment on UMBC is titled, “Reinventing science education at one Maryland university.”

Posted by alane at February 8, 2011 4:43 PM