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

  • 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.

  • Utilizing a Principles-Focused Approach for Change Efforts

    Why is it that projects designed to improve undergraduate STEM education do not always have a positive or lasting impact?

  • Promoting Equity in Undergraduate STEM Classrooms through Pedagogical Approaches

    How can we promote equity in our undergraduate STEM courses? In this workshop hosted by the AAAS-IUSE Initiative, speakers discuss different pedagogical approa…

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  • Teaching Outside the Textbook: Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the Science Classroom Using Real-World Experiences

    Introducing diverse perspectives in science courses help students progress from simply acquiring knowledge to questioning their own or other assumptions and ar…

  • How Providing Mentorship Opportunities Supported Non-Traditional Pre-Service Teachers

    The pandemic heightened many existing challenges (such as work-school balance, working multiple jobs, family obligations, etc.) for non-traditional preservice …

  • Building Inclusion in STEM Through Activation of Multicontext Theory

    Our journey begins with a story by co-author, Roberto Ibarra, and his discovery of a new paradigm for enhancing diversity as he analyzed his social science stu…

  • 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.

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AAAS-IUSE is looking for resources that will help principal investigators, faculty and other education leaders improve undergraduate STEM education. If there is a type of resource you would like to see more of, or a specific resource you would like to recommend, please reach out below.