This point of view article uses a social science lens in an attempt to understand the differing environments of the two institutions (private and publ...
Building a New Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Partnership Through Virtual Connections
This article presents a synopsis of an interdisciplinary literacy-science, cross-country, fully remote service-learning (S-L) project prompted by and ...
By Lauren E. Burrow, Tonya D. Jeffery, Brian S. Wuertz, and Shelby J. Gull
Perspectives on Teaching from Early-Career Scientists
Many graduate students spend a part of their time teaching at the university level. While there is an abundance of advice from older, more established...
By Suchinta Arif and Melanie Duc Bo Massey
Exemplar Teaching Practices in STEM Courses in U.S. Universities
Based on the largest multi-institutional observational study of undergraduate courses in the United States, this article describes exemplar teaching p...
By Corbin M. Campbell
Online Engagement in an Undergraduate Cell Biology Course
Online engagement, or the use of online supplementary instruction and assessment, in high-structure courses is gaining popularity as a useful tool to ...
By Eric Tarapore, Justin Franklin Shaffer, and Scott Atwood
The Student Participation Observation Tool (SPOT) is a web-based classroom observation protocol developed for higher education STEM courses and based ...
By Cara H. Theisen, Cassandra A. Paul, and Katrina Roseler
Influence of Environmental Factors on the Success of At-Risk Hispanic Students in First-Semester General Chemistry
This article looks at the effects of environmental factors such as classification, residence location, and employment status of Hispanic students who ...
By Blain Mamiya, Cynthia B. Powell, G. Robert Shelton, Anton Dubrovskiy, Adrian Villalta-Cerdas, Susan Broadway, Rebecca Weber, and Diana Mason
The Stable and Persistent Alternative Conceptions Present in Prospective Elementary Teachers’ Understanding of Average Speed
This study investigated the stability and persistence of prospective elementary teachers’ conceptual understanding of average speed. A questionnaire...
By Karthigeyan Subramaniam, Christopher S. Long, Pamela Esprivalo Harrell, and Nazia Khan
Innovations in Undergraduate Teaching and Learning of Earth and Environmental Science, with a Focus on Climate Change
In this study, we analyzed the literature on teaching or learning on a topic in Earth science, environmental science, or climate change between 1995 a...
By Gillian M. Puttick, Brian Drayton, and Christina Silva