A new National Science Foundation program promoting evidence based best-practices in STEM teaching.
Wondering where to get started to learn about research-based best practices in STEM teaching and education research?
- Click here for an annotated bibliography of recommended readings
- National Science Board commissioned papers on linking evidence with learning goals
- Bibliography of articles effective teaching practice, Dr. Richard Felder, Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University
- About self-authorship and Learning Partnerships
- Building Learning Partnerships by Marcia Baxter-Magolda
Is there an Intranet site for faculty/staff to exchange information and data?
Yes. Visit the Resources to Support STEM Teaching and Education Research Google site.
A Google site accessible from Google Apps for Boise State faculty/staff:
- Internal data, statistics and background for education reports and grants
- Reports and minutes from campus symposia and meetings
- Not-ready-for prime time research papers and draft reports
- STEM forum for connecting with other faculty and staff
Join the trend of Boise State faculty who are combining their roles and teachers and scholars to improve efficiency and productivity in both. Resource page
Research shows that the interactions students have with faculty have a profound impact on students’ satisfaction with their academic experience and their likelihood to persist in completing a degree. The attached PowerPoint by Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering faculty Krishna Pakala and Sarah Haight showcase practical strategies for interactions with students that are both positive and time-efficient.
Wondering where to go for more resources?
- Center for Teaching & Learning
- Service Learning
- Office of Sponsored Programs (Research)
- Broader Impacts Infrastructure
- U.S. Department of Education STEM Education Research Opportunities
- Fulbright Scholars Information
- NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
- Save the Dates! EBIP workshops
- Third International Conference of STEM in Education July 12-15, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada
- Student Employees Available for your STEM Projects!
- Register Now! It’s Free But Filling Up Fast: 2014 STEM Innovations Conference – May 28-29 at the Riverside Hotel in Boise.
- Amanda Ripley, Author of The Smartest Kids in the World – and How They Got That Way. On Campus April 30, 2014.
- Idaho EPSCoR: Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. Apply by April 17, 2014
- NASA’s Science Mission Directorate announces the release of its annual omnibus solicitation, Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) for 2014
- Volunteer to Review Graduate Student Fellowship Proposals for the NASA Science Mission Directorate
- Calling all Interested Students, Faculty and Staff to Participate in LITE Blue, The World of Sci&Fi, April 22, 2014