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

  • Omwana Ni Wa Bhone … It Takes a Village

    To address a problem, we first need to understand that it exists.

  • Examining Linguistic Diversity and Data Science Curriculum in STEM Education with a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lens

    How do we design and scale STEM courses in a way that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility? First, Dr. Manisha Sharan shares how linguistic d…

  • 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…

results in Engineering.
  • Reimagining energy: A sociotechnical approach to an undergraduate engineering course

    Energy is a foundational concept across engineering disciplines, but it is often introduced to students in notoriously disengaging Thermodynamics courses. Many…

  • Improving Student Learning in Power Engineering

    Need: Electric power grid is a system that is in constantly evolving. In its ever-changing state, power system operator needs to handle the current and future …

  • Expanding (into) the Field: Incorporating a Field Experience into Classroom Instruction

    This workshop begins by describing an ongoing collaborative IUSE:EHR Exploration and Design Tier project that attempts to enhance engaged student learning by i…

  • Developing Optical Devices and Projects to Improve Undergraduates’ Research and Design Skills

    NeedProject-based learning is generally regarded as an excellent approach for undergraduate engineering education, but also one that requires significant resou…

  • Sketchtivity, an Intelligent Tutoring Software: Improving Sketching Skills for Engineers

    Sketching is a crucial skill in engineering, yet sketching education has continued to take a smaller role in engineering curriculum since the transition to Com…

  • The Role of Sketching in Engineering and Impacts of an Intelligent Tutoring Software, Sketchtivity

    Freehand sketching is an essential skill for engineers. Sketching enables designers to represent ideas rapidly and offload working memory. Sketching frequently…

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