Volume 49, No. 5
Community College Students Rise to the Challenge
High-structure course designs have reduced achievement gaps for low-income and underrepresented minority students at research universities. But do c...
By Scott Freeman, Pamela Pape-Lindstrom, Anne Casper, and Sarah Eddy
A Framework for Effective Dissemination of Innovative STEM Curricula
By S. Elizabeth Alter and Leo Gafney
By Kevin M. Bonney
Designing Environmental Science Curriculum With PhotoVoice to Engage Nonscience Majors
By Carolyn Waters and Kristin Cook
Geoscience Education and Motivated Reasoning
Individuals use information selectively, in ways that support group beliefs or one’s psychological needs—this is motivated reasoning. Motiv...
By Emily Fisher and Nan Crystal Arens
Scenarios, Stakeholders, Autonomy, and Choice
A role-play activity is presented that was designed for a STEM education learning experience to enrich science literacy, collaboration, and critical...
By David Green and Mary Kay Cassani
Teaching K–8 Teachers About Integrating Science and Engineering
We examined the use of an engineering learning cycle (ELC) model and in a course for K–8 inservice teachers for two purposes. First, we were inter...
By Allison Antink-Meyer and Anna Arias
Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Use of Speaking, Listening, and Writing Skills to Understand the Importance of Nature of Science Instruction
There has been a focus on improving teachers’ views of nature of science for decades. The method in which researchers improve views of nature of s...
By Melanie Kinskey
K–12 DREAMS to Teach Program at Morehouse College
This study explores the pathways to K–12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction among Black/African American males in the Di...
By Cynthia Trawick, Thema Monroe-White, Jigsa A. Tola, Jamie P. Clayton, and J. K. Haynes
Peer-Designed Active Learning Modules as a Strategy to Improve Confidence and Comprehension Within Introductory Computer Science
While research has demonstrated the links between active learning and student success, lecture remains a dominant instructional method within introd...
By Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Jaemarie Solyst, Anisha Pai, and Lu Yu