Ruth Streveler

Ruth Streveler

Associate Professor
Mailing Addresses
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
ARMSTRONG HALL
701 WEST STADIUM AVENUE
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907-2045
Office: ARMS 1307
Phone: (765) 496-9031

Education

Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
M.S., Zoology, The Ohio State University
B.A., Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington

Research Interests

Difficult concepts in engineering science. Specific research questions are: What concepts are difficult to learn? How does one measure conceptual understanding? Why are some concepts difficult to learn? How can one construct learning environments that help people learn these difficult concepts?

Awards, Honors, Achievements, & Memberships

  • Co-PI of three NSF-sponsored projects
  • Helen Plant Award for best interactive session at FIE, 2005
  • Minority Engineering Program Commitment Award (CSM), 2000