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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  • Lessons Learned During COVID-19: Strategies Transforming the Future of STEM Education

    In the beginning of 2021, the AAAS-IUSE Initiative asked the community of undergraduate STEM faculty, researchers, and professionals working in higher educatio…

  • How a Mentorship Program Adapted and Built Connections to Last

    The STEM Leaders Program at Oregon State provides research and mentorship opportunities that support students often underrepresented in STEM (first-generation,…

  • 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…

  • How an Online Engineering Lab Experience Promotes Inclusion

    Lab activities are important for helping students visualize course concepts and apply knowledge through hands-on learning. However, faculty who teach face-to-f…

  • How Disruption Allows Us to Reimagine Convergent STEM Ecosystems

    Learn how placing experiences and growth, rather than content delivery, at the center of activity can help you create an educational ecosystem that supports di…

  • Best Practices for Supporting Undergraduate STEM Faculty and Students in the Online Transition: Results of NSF RAPID Awards Supported by IUSE

    In the Spring of 2020, undergraduate courses pivoted quickly to an online environment, with many universities and colleges remaining online or partially online…

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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.