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Research Experience for Teachers Program

No RET Program in Summer 2016

The Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University has received funding from the National Science Foundation to establish a Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Program site in Data Analysis & Mining, Visualization, and Image Processing. The objective is to provide 12 diverse in-service high school teachers and community college faculty an opportunity to work with faculty mentors and their graduate and undergraduate assistants to conduct research in these fields. During this six-week summer program, participants will gain skills that they can utilize to assist their students in solving interdisciplinary problems. In addition, participants will have hands-on experience with sample modules that they can use to teach a concept or solve interdisciplinary problems in their courses.

Funding and Support

All participants will receive:

  • $6,000 stipend for completing the six week program
  • Some funding during the academic year for implementing new course modules and assisting the program directors
  • Free Meals, Parking for all, and Housing for those who will stay on campus
  • Limited funding for conference, workshop, or symposium participation
  • Funding for equipment, instrument, and software for implementation

Program Dates

RET Teachers Workshop, Aug 20, 2016, ASU

RET Workshop at BTG, Oct 26, 2016, Raleigh, NC (listed as CompSci Training Workshop)