Leveraging this moment of disruption to empower evidence-based systemic change that advances equity.
How Kindness is Part of an Excellent STEM Education
Author(s):Mica Estrada, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Institute for Health & Aging
University of California, San Francisco
In 2017 I set my fingers to the keyboard and, in collaboration with my colleagues, wrote a review article titled “The Influence of Affirming…
Advancing Accessibility in Field Programs
Bringing the Field into the Classroom: Using Story Maps as an Inclusive Component of Virtual Field Experiences for Beginning Students
Through story-mapping, students can address open-ended questions, critically evaluate existing information, and identify gaps in the current knowledge base.
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,…
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…
Building Engagement Through Student Centered Learning
Incorporating a Field Experience into Classroom Instruction: An Experiment in Engineering Ethics and Social Justice
Problem solving has been described as the central activity of engineering.1 Developing engineering solutions requires engineers to understand the problems to b…
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…
Envisioning Dimensions of Equity in an Academic Ecosystem
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…
Dear STEM, It’s Time for Some Identity Work
What identities are being built? What identities are (and/or ought) to be dismantled? What structures, traditions, philosophies, and/or practices necessitate d…
How Disruption Allows Us to Reimagine Convergent STEM Ecosystems
Learn how placing experiences and growth, rather than content delivery, at the center of activity can help you create an educational ecosystem that supports…
Enriching Education to Grow Inclusion
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