Charles Henderson

Department of Physics, Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education

Western Michigan University

Charles Henderson is a Professor at Western Michigan University (WMU), with a joint appointment between the Physics Department and the WMU Mallinson Institute for Science Education. He is the co-founder and co-director of the WMU Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education (CRICPE). His research program focuses on understanding and promoting instructional change in higher education, with an emphasis on improving undergraduate STEM instruction. Dr. Henderson’s work has been supported by over $7M in external grants and has resulted in a many publications (see http://homepages.wmich.edu/~chenders).  He has been a Fulbright Scholar with the Finnish Institute for Educational Research at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Dr. Henderson is the senior editor for the journal Physical Review - Physics Education Research and has served on two National Academy of Sciences Committees: Undergraduate Physics Education Research and Implementation, and Developing Indicators for Undergraduate STEM Education.

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Essay (1)

Developing strong local connections part of Network of STEM Education Centers:Workshop 2016: STEM Center Toolkit Workshop:Essays
Charles Henderson, Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education (CRICPE) CRICPE has focused on being inclusive and building partnerships throughout the University. One of our major ...

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My Interest in ASCN: Charles Henderson part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Workshop: July 2016:Participant Profiles
Western Michigan University Professor, Department of Physics and Mallinson Institute for Science Education Co-Director, Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education Prior Organizational ...

Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education part of Network of STEM Education Centers:Center Profiles
We envision a nationally-recognized interdisciplinary research center focused on transformative change in post-secondary education.

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