Across the country, schools from the primary level through higher education are renewing their focus on the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), but how does this commitment truly benefit students? S.K. Ramesh, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, describes how students often learn the most about a subject by experimenting and making mistakes, which happens regularly in STEM coursework.
Produced by University Advancement, the “Think CSUN” video series features faculty experts at Cal State Northridge. We asked these campus thought leaders to speak clearly, candidly and off-the-cuff on contemporary issues in their fields of expertise.