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

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • Levers for Change: An assessment of progress on changing STEM instruction

    Leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields know a great deal about effective evidence-based teaching practices; yet there are w…

results in COVID-19.
  • 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…

  • Online Engineering Lab Experience That Promotes Inclusion

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

  • 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…

  • 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.