Science and Mathematics Education Center (SMEC)
 
Fisk Hall - AUB 

Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Science and Mathematics Education Center at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences! The overall mission of the Science and Mathematics Education Center is four-fold:

  • To conduct and support quality research on the teaching and learning of science and mathematics at the pre-school, elementary, and secondary level
  • To contribute to the development of quality science and mathematics teaching and research professional
  • To design and provide ongoing professional development for science and mathematics teachers in Lebanon and abroad
  • To effect a positive influence on the quality and status of school science and mathematics education locally, regionally, and internationally
Mission 

The center currently accomplished its mission through the performance of a variety of functions including but not limited to: Designing and teaching science and mathematics education course for pre-service teachers and masters level graduate students in cooperation with the Department of Education.

  • Designing and teaching science and mathematics education course for pre-service teachers and masters level graduate students in cooperation with the Department of Education.
  • Designing and conducting research on teaching, learning and teacher professional development in science and mathematics
  • Designing and developing instructional materials in science and mathematics for students and teachers
  • Maintaining a current science and mathematics curriculum library for use by pre-service and in-service teaching professionals
  • Providing outreach consultation in science and mathematics education for schools, institutions and governments regarding curriculum design, the design of instructional environment, methods of evaluation, and professional development of teachers
  • Providing in-service professional development for teachers and subject-matter coordinators through special courses, workshops, institutes, conferences, or through participation in professional development initiatives by AUB or other institutions and organizations
News and Events 
  • The Seventeenth Annual Science and Math Educators Conference will be held on March 28th 2015.
  • The Twenty First Annual Science, Mathematics and Technology Fair will be on April 18th and 19th, 2015. 

 

Contact Us 
  • Address: American University of Beirut, Fisk Hall, Room 241, P.O. Box: 11-0236, Bliss Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Telephone: +961-1-350000
  • Ext: 3097
  • Email: General Information:
    smec@aub.edu.lb  
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