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 Engagement Enables Broadening STEM Participation

    We must embed STEM firmly in the cultural DNA of communities to truly realize the American Dream. I am an African American male . . .

  • Writing Research and Evaluation Plans for NSF Grants: How are they similar and different?

    In general, several National Science Foundation (NSF) solicitations in the Directorate for Education & Human Resources including: Improving Undergraduate …

  • How Kindness is Part of an Excellent STEM Education

    In 2017 I set my fingers to the keyboard and, in collaboration with my colleagues, wrote a review article titled “The Influence of Affirming Kindness and Commu…

  • Building Gender Equity in the Academy: Institutional Strategies for Change

    Despite decades of effort by federal science funders to increase the numbers of women holding advanced degrees and faculty jobs in science and engineering, the…

  • Overview with a Focus on Level 1 and Building Capacity Submissions, Including New to IUSE: EHR Submissions

    Please note, this webinar refers to a solicitation and deadlines that were replaced by a new IUSE solicitation (NSF 21-579). You can learn more about the new s…

  • Suddenly Online: A National Survey of Undergraduates During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Suddenly Online: A National Survey of Undergraduates During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This report shares results from Digital Promise’s national, random-sample su…

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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.