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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

results.
  • 2019 Trends Report: Trends and Predictions that will define STEM in 2020

    All year long, we listen, collect information, and connect the dots. For the third year in a row, we’re taking a step back to reflect on what we’ve seen and sh…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Current Innovations in STEM Education and Equity Needs for the Future

    This paper was commissioned for the Symposium on Imagining the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education. The Symposium was convened virtually by the Board on Sci…

  • 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…

  • 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 . . .

Recommend a Resource

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.