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  1. Finding Riches at the Mentoring Intersection: A Mentoring Pocket Guide

    18 May 2012 | Teaching Materials

    From the STEM WOC Conference Workshop: Mentoring Relationships Workshop

  2. Unlikely Allies in the Academy Women of Color and White Women in Conversation

    03 Apr 2012 | Seminars

    Presentation at the STEM Women of Color Conference. Based on upcoming book to be released under the title 'Unlikely Allies in the Academy Women of Color and White Women in Conversation'.

  3. Staying Connected-STEM Women of Color Conference Session

    03 Apr 2012 | Seminars

    The STEM Women of Color Conference Session deliever on how all participants can use the hub site or other means to stay connected beyond the conference.

  4. Think-aloud Protocol Analysis as a Measure of Students' Science Learning through Design Assessment

    28 Mar 2012 | Publications

    Research has indicated that authentic engineering design tasks hold the attention andinterest of students and can lead to deeper levels of science engagement (Fortus, Dershimer, Krajcik, Marx, & Mamlok-Naaman, 2004; Roth, 1996; 1997; 1998). However, there is a need for student assessments...

  5. Video from Panel of University Leaders: How to Lead and Facilitate Institutional Change

    29 Nov 2011 | Conference Videos

    Panel Moderator:A. Dale Whittaker, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Purdue UniversityPanel Members:Daniel Hastings, Dean for Undergraduate Education, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMoses Lee, Dean of Natural and Applied Sciences, Hope College, MichiganMichael McManus, Dean...

  6. Video - Improving Postsecondary STEM Education Based on Research Evidence

    09 Nov 2011 | Conference Videos

    In contrast to K-12 education, US higher education is often seen as reasonably effective and successful. This is certainly true for a rather small number of selective universities that are able to attract excellent students and faculty, and have the financial means to provide rich learning...

  7. Session A: Engineering Education Presentations

    02 Nov 2011 | Series

    This Series includes all three session A presentations.

  8. Video - Theories of Action for STEM Education: The Role of the National Science Foundation Investments in STEM Learning and Higher Education

    02 Nov 2011 | Conference Videos

    What is the most strategic approach for a federal funding agency in shaping investment programs to improve STEM teaching and learning? NSF's Directorate for Education and Human Resources is focused increasingly on its role within the Foundation and in coordination with other agencies in...

  9. HermanMillerBestPracticesShowcaseOct2011

    24 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Herman Miller Best Practice Showcase PresentationSince 2007, Herman Miller has partnered with over 20 schools in a research effort called the Learning Spaces Research Program. The program seeks to provide higher education institutions with adaptable learning spaces that foster support for...

  10. Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice Gap Curriculum Development, Part2

    24 Oct 2011 | Downloads

    Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice GapCURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, PART 2: BECOMING AN AGENT OF CHANGEMany faculty members in science departments are experiencing pressure to improve their courses, particularly with respect to the ways in which students are taught and assessed. The...

  11. Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice Gap Curriculum Development, Part1

    24 Oct 2011 | Downloads

    Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice GapCURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, PART 1: COMPONENTS OF THE CURRICULUM AND INFLUENCES ON THE PROCESS OF CURRICULUM DESIGNThis article summarizes the major components of curriculum design: vision, operationalization of the vision, design, and...

  12. Teaching Practices Survey

    14 Oct 2011 | Downloads

    To create the questionnaire we devised a list of the various types of teaching practices that are commonly used in the classroom and mentioned in the literature on pedagogy. We recognize that these practices are not applicable to every course, and any particular course would likely use only a...

  13. STEM Strategies in K-15 Education in Colombia

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F3 The Center for Research and Development in Education (CIFE) at Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) has launched a STEM program as a part of its mission to produce research based knowledge for the...

  14. Learning Cycles in Large Chemistry Lectures: Implementation Logistics

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F2 Inquiry-based instruction employing the learning cycle is theoretically grounded in constructivism (1) and social constructivism (2) as well as empirically supported in research conducted in learning environments...

  15. Creating Informed Problem Solvers: A Case Study in Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F1 In our increasingly knowledge-based society, the focus of engineering education has changed dramatically, de-emphasizing specialized content skills and rote problem solving and concentrating on processes and habits...

  16. IS-IT Learning? Challenging Students to Think 'Outside the Box' through Interdisciplinary Contexts for Inquiry in STEM

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E2Large-enrollment first-year STEM courses present a significant challenge to academics in terms of engagement and in catering for student diversity in academic ability, career aspiration, and prior experiences. In this...

  17. Online Learning Systems for Science: From Grant-Funded Project to Widespread

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E1This presentation will describe the genesis, testing, modification, and eventual commercial distribution of a web-based homework/learning system for chemistry. This project relates to the design and implementation of...

  18. University Governance and its Role in Transforming Societies in the Middle East

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D3I will present the results of a regional study on university governance conducted in four countries: Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. We have surveyed 50 Universities, using aquestionnaire addressing 4...

  19. Institutional Course Redesign

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D2This presentation addresses policy, implementation, design, sustainability, research and institutional cultural change for a unique and compelling course transformation program. This program bases its transformation...

  20. Project Kaleidoscope: Leadership for Implementing Change in Undergraduate STEM Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D1 Transforming undergraduate STEM education requires vision, leadership and action. Since 1996, Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), a national organization, has been offering leadershipinstitutes for STEM faculty members to...