Explore ‘growth mindset’ at Math + Science + X Seminar, Feb. 21

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Growth mindset is an important skill for student success. Learn more at the next Math + Science + X Seminar, Growth Mindset: You are not as dumb as you think you are, 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 21 in A219.

The seminar will feature Dr. Helmut Kae, associate professor of microbiology at Leeward Community College. He will be giving a talk about growth mindset, which is the belief that one’s intelligence can be developed over time, and not surprisingly, those with a strong growth mindset are more likely to succeed in whatever endeavor they choose.

This talk will present what growth mindset is and how one can work to develop a growth mindset, and discuss the experience of learning.

Math + Science + X seminars help to promote fascinating and current STEM topics. Seminars are geared to introduce UH West Oʻahu students to a variety of research and career opportunities.

For more information, email ogeorge@hawaii.edu.

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