Regina Frey, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Executive Director of The Teaching Center was installed on Jan. 31, 2013 as the inaugural Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education. This endowed professorship was established to honor Dr. Florence Moog, a renowned biological researcher and innovative educator at Washington University for more than four decades. Gina received this honor in recognition of her commitment to improving STEM education. By combining research on teaching and learning with innovations in the classroom, Gina continues to implement and promote new methods of active learning in science, and conduct research on the effectiveness of pedagogical innovations in STEM. In addition, with Co-Director Mark McDaniel of the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE), Gina and Mark are working with faculty across the university to implement and evaluate teaching innovations that apply research from the cognitive and learning sciences.
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