Resources

This initiative compiles materials that help STEM education leaders create improvements in their classrooms, transform institutions, and advance research.
Review our staff picks for timely resources related to pressing issues or use the search and categorization features to browse research, reports, and other materials.

Staff Picks

  • Tomorrow’s Professor: Online Faculty Development

    Tomorrow's Professor features over 1800 posts dedicated to all areas of higher education, especially preparing for academic careers in science and engineering.

  • How a Virtual Internship Model Promotes Experiential STEM Learning

    Since 2017, the research team at Northeastern University has been developing a virtual internship and team project model. The original focus of these efforts w…

  • How the Abrupt Shift Online Led to a Permanent Shift in Course Design

    COVID disrupted and, in some cases, devastated students’ ability to learn from traditional courses that are designed for synchronous classroom instruction. Wit…

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  • How Making Labs Accessible and Relatable Increases Student Engagement

    With labs moving online during the pandemic, many STEM faculty had to quickly adapt their in-person labs to a virtual format. Dr. Zovar and Dr. Horodyskyj both…

  • Bringing the Field into the Classroom: Using Story Maps as an Inclusive Component of Virtual Field Experiences for Beginning Students

    Through story-mapping, students can address open-ended questions, critically evaluate existing information, and identify gaps in the current knowledge base.

  • How Food Can Be a Cultural Bridge to Enhance Student’s STEM Identity and Learning Outcomes

    Perhaps food is not peripheral to creating inclusive learning environments, but can be central to its formation.

  • How Supporting Faculty Through Communities of Practice Leads to More Equitable Teaching Practices

    Through the creation of an online Community of Practice (CoP) for STEM faculty across the state, the WA CTC system is able to provide professional development …

  • Implementing Active Learning in Undergraduate STEM Courses

    How can we support student outcomes in undergraduate STEM courses and create an engaging learning environment? In this workshop, speakers discuss successes in …

  • Supporting Undergraduate STEM Students by Linking Experiences with Summer Bridge & Multi-Layered Mentorship

    How can we support undergraduate STEM students outside of the classroom? In this workshop hosted by the AAAS-IUSE Initiative, speakers discuss different approa…

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