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

  • Patching Together a Plan for Student Success

    Let us explore where innovative learning environments are best used to make learning more accessible and education more flexible and equitable, complementing t…

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate STEM Education for Increased Workforce Preparation

    How do we engage STEM students in interdisciplinary learning to better prepare them for the workforce? In this workshop, speakers share their experiences desig…

  • Environmental Technology and Data Literacy: Holistic Scientists for 21st Century STEM Careers

    Need: To develop and evaluate innovative methods for promoting discipline-specific data literacy in environmental science among undergraduate STEM students, Sa…

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  • Preparing Non-traditional Learners as Next Generation Science Teachers

    Learn how Dr. Sharma designed a course that draws on adult learning theories and first-hand experience to teach non-traditional learners.

  • Using Avida-ED to Teach Evolution and the Nature of Science

    Avida-ED is a freely available digital evolution software package developed to help students learn about evolution and the nature of science. Avida-ED was deve…

  • Use of Physiological Techniques to Assess Cognitive Engagement of Chemistry Modeling Activities

    Among the STEM disciplines the chemistry and biochemistry curricula present a particular challenge to students with abstract concepts that can lead to rampant …

  • Students’ Mechanistic Explanations across Undergraduate Chemistry and Biology Courses

    Need:Constructing useable cross-disciplinary knowledge is essential if STEM graduates are to address societal challenges such as pandemics or climate change. H…

  • The impact of religious cultural competence on student acceptance and comfort learning evolution

    Need: Evolution is the foundation of biology yet is one of the most controversial topics among undergraduates. Low acceptance of evolution remains a challenge …

  • Intellectual Merits and Broader Impacts from the Transforming Introductory Biology at UAA project

    This poster will primarily showcase key outcomes, broader impacts, and lessons learned from our level 1 grant, which is in its final year with a no-cost extens…

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