Wayne State University

Resources

General Resources on EBTM (Evidence-Based Teaching Methods)

 

Effective Practices in Undergraduate STEM Education Part 1: Examining the Evidence - Jay B. Labov, Susan R. Singer, Melvin D. George, Heidi A. Schweingruber, and Margaret L. Hilton


Examining the Academic Success of Latino Students in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Majors - Darnell Cole and Araceli Espinoza


Impact of Physics Education Research on the Teaching of Introductory Quantitative Physics in the United States - Charles Henderson and Melissa H. Dancy


Inside the Double Bind: A Synthesis of Empirical Research on Undergraduate and Graduate Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - Maria Ong, Carol Wright, Lorelle L. Espinosa, and Gary Orfield


Linking Evidence and Promising Practices in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Undergraduate Education A Status Report for The National Academies National Research Council Board of Science Education - James Fairweather


Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Geoscience Courses: Results of the 2004 On the Cutting Edge Survey of U.S. Faculty - R. Heather Macdonald, Cathryn A. Manduca, David W. Mogk, and Barbara J. Tewksbury


Use of Research-Based Instructional Strategies in Core Electrical or Computer Engineering Courses - Jeffrey Froyd, Maura Borrego, Stephanie Cutler, Michael Prince and Charles Henderson


Interactive-engagement versus traditional methods: A six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses - Richard R. Hake

 


 

Discipline-Based Resources

 

Biology

Biology Education Network
CURE net (Erin Dolan)
ERIN (neurobiology)
PULSE Network
Summer Institutes
The CourseSource Blog
Biology Scholars Program

 

Chemistry

VIPEr
CSC New Faculty Workshop for Chemists
More chemistry resources
Avogadro - Molecular visualization software

 

Geology

Entry Level Geoscience

 

Math

Project NEXT
The National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences

 

Physics

Physics Education Research @ Colorado
PER User's Guide
PHET
American Association of Physics Teachers Resources
AAPT/APS New Faculty Workshop
MAZUR Group

 

Engineering

Civil Engineering New Faculty Workshop
National Effective Teaching Institute (NETI) - Engineering New Faculty Workshop

 

Cross-disciplinary

Research Coordination Networks – incorporating authentic research experiences into lab courses - coming soon

 

National Initiatives

APLU STEM Education Initiatives

AAU STEM Initiatives

 


 

White Papers

 

ENGAGE TO EXCEL: PRODUCING ONE MILLION ADDITIONAL COLLEGE GRADUATES WITH DEGREES IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS A Report by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ENGAGE TO EXCEL: PRODUCING ONE MILLION ADDITIONAL COLLEGE GRADUATES WITH DEGREES IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS 2-13-12

REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ENGAGE TO EXCEL: PRODUCING ONE MILLION ADDITIONAL COLLEGE GRADUATES WITH DEGREES IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS 2-25-12

Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering

Vison and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education - A Call to Action

 


Training Opportunities

 

Project NEXT

Summer Science Institutes 


 

Mentoring Under-Represented and At-Risk Students

 

Coming soon