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Center for the Practice & Scholarship of Education

CPSE helps Rose‑Hulman faculty reach their full potential as educators. We have resources, seminars, and ideas to help us give our students the world’s best undergraduate STEM education!

We Help Teachers Teach

CPSE connects Rose-Hulman faculty with the resources they need to best reach their students and advance the practice and scholarship of education.

At CPSE, we

  • find resources about a variety of teaching and educational research topics
  • connect with people/offices on campus to help you pursue your educational interests
  • help you carry out an educational research project
  • discuss course evaluation results and plan course improvements
  • arrange to have classes videotaped and/or peer-reviewed
  • brainstorm ideas for projects or proposals
  • obtain peer feedback on grant proposal or manuscript drafts
  • share your ideas about other services or events the CPSE could provide

Professor John Aidoo helps students constructing a model of a bridge.

"I love being in the classroom and helping others learn something new. Because education is such a creative process, in most cases, I’m joining them in these new learning experiences."

Dr. John Aidoo of the Rose-Hulman Civil Engineering Department received the 2015 Dean’s Outstanding Teacher Award. He was honored for his work with Operation Catapult, Engineers Without Borders, and American Society of Civil Engineers.

See other past winners of the Dean’s Outstanding Teacher Award here.

Ella Ingram, Ph.D.

Ella Ingram

Dr. Ingram is the Director of the Center for the Practice and Scholarship of Education. She is also an Associate Professor of Biology and Biomedical Engineering at Rose-Hulman. Dr. Ingram has taught at Rose-Hulman since 2004. Her teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced ecology and evolution, non-majors courses in biology, and the senior thesis sequence. Prior to joining Rose-Hulman, Ella taught at Indiana University, where she also earned her Ph.D. in ecology and evolution with a certification in college teaching.

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Contact Us

Center for Practice & Scholarship of Education
Moench Hall D226
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, Indiana 47803
Phone: 812-877-8507