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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  • 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…

  • How Advocating for Accessibility in the Field Builds a Culture of STEM Inclusion

    Active learning in field-focused science disciplines is widely recognized as highly transformative practice in the undergraduate curriculum. Giving students ea…

  • 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…

  • Responses to COVID-19: Adapting Classroom Teaching Techniques and Hands-On Learning to an Online Environment

    How can we adapt STEM courses to the online environment without missing out on the benefits of hands-on learning or strong teaching techniques used in-person? …

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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.