Sezen-Barrie’s work on K-12 engineering education featured by UMaine Research

Asli Sezen-Barrie, assistant professor of curriculum, assessment and instruction, is profiled in the latest UMaine Research newsletter. In the article, Sezen-Barrie, who received a 2019 Summer Faculty Research Award, discusses her work to build stronger pre-service programs that include the engineering education for future educators in Maine by focusing on teachers. “A good first step for me is to really explore how teachers right now are conceptualizing [engineering] and what their resources are, what their limits [in understanding] are, what the areas that need to improve are, and what [engineering] looks like in a classroom environment,” says Sezen-Barrie.

Read the full article on the UMaine Research website.