CPSE is an excellent resource for new professors
such as myself because it assists us not only with
our teaching but educational research projects.
It is important that we have a
repository of the best practices of our profession.
In my short time here, the center personnel have
provided me with peer assessment of my
classroom technique as well as advice on forming a
research question for an engineering education
- Carlotta Berry, Ph.D.
Because the main focus of Rose-Hulman is
undergraduate education, our faculty are immersed in
the day-to-day practice of education. Because
Rose-Hulman strives to provide excellent education
in an environment of individual attention and
support, our faculty ground their teaching practices
in pedagogical theory and scholarship, and a number
of us advance public knowledge and develop
professionally by contributing to the scholarship of
To support our faculty in their efforts, and to
further the Institute mission, in 2007 Rose-Hulman
established the Center for the Practice and
Scholarship of Education of science, engineering,
and mathematics students.
The Center for the Practice and Scholarship of
Education's mission is to:
support faculty working to improve student
learning and enhance
engaged in educational scholarship and
sharing of ideas and practices within the
Institute and the larger educational community,
serve as a campus
repository for information related to teaching