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

  • QB@CC: An Interdisciplinary Network of Faculty Supporting the Development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    QB@CC is a growing community of biology, mathematics, and statistics faculty from two-year colleges.

  • Office Hours for the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Program

    The Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation is hosting a series of office hours for the IUSE program, in support of NSF Program …

  • 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…

results in Physics and Astronomy.
  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Designing for Difference: Conceptualizing and Planning for Variations in Learners’ Needs, Abilities, and Interests

    Let’s leverage this moment of disruption to correct the longstanding failure of academia to recognize and plan for the inherent variability in people’s needs, …

  • 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 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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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.