Meltem Alemdar, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Meltem Alemdar is Associate Director and Principal Research Scientist at Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing. Her research focuses on improving K-12 STEM education through research on curriculum development, teacher education, and student learning in integrated STEM environments. Her NSF-funded research projects have focused on project-based learning, STEM integration, engineering education, and social network analysis. Meltem has been an external evaluator for various NSF projects. As part of an NSF-funded project, she directs a longitudinal study that focuses on measuring an engineering curriculum’s impact on student learning and 21st century skills. Her expertise includes program evaluation, social network analysis and quantitative methods such as Hierarchical Linear Modeling and Structural Equation Modeling.
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