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How Do We Know? Inquiry-based Front Ends for Conventional Topic Treatments in STEM Textbooks

by Schuster, David

We have been devising inquiry-based ‘front ends’ for use in instruction as precursors to direct textbook treatments. We illustrate the issue with an example of a direct textbook exposition of refraction, and then show.....

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality
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Teachers 'n Training: Builiding Formal STEM Teaching, Efficacy through Informal Science Teaching Experience

by Georgia Bracey, Molly Brooks, Stephen Marlette, and Sharon Locke;

This presentation from SIUE describes the 1st year of a university program that provides informal summer teaching opportunities for preservice elementary teachers in order to increase their comfort level and competence in teaching STEM concepts...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality, Higher Education Brief
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Learning by Doing: A Case Study of a Clinical Model for STEM Teacher Preparation

by King, Caryn M.

This case study describes an experimental teacher preparation program designed to prepare STEM career changes for high-needs schools. The curriculum, collaborative design process, and findings regarding the first year of implementation are discussed...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality
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Synthesizing the Literature Concerning the Math Anxiety to Inform a Project on Pre-Service Teacher Retention Rates

by Flegg, Nicholas; Mohamed, Kamariah;Trimmer, Karen

This conference paper from reviews the literature on pre-service teacher math-anxiety to research on improving teacher and student retention rates...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality
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Teaching Lean Six Sigma with Service Learning

by Janet Braun

This 2013 conference paper describes incorporation of a problem-based service-learning project in an industrial quality assurance course in order to improve student learning of Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC
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Applied Universal Design for Learning in STEM Education-Handout

by Tharp, Kevin W;Howarton, Renee;Wirtanen, Dean;Rodriguez, Glendali; Ding, Xuedong(David);;

Presentation for the ASQ 2012 Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference...

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  • Publish date: 2012-07
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality, Higher Education Brief, Best Practices
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Opening Keynote: STEM Education Classrooms: Promising Practices for Improved Learning

by Froyd, Jeffrey E. ;

Slides and supplemental material from the ASQ 2012 Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference Keynote: STEM Education Classrooms: Promising Practices for Improved Learning by Dr. Jeffrey E. Froyd, Texas A..

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  • Publish date: 2012-07
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality
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Preparing Students for STEM Research at the Lyman Briggs College

by Sweeder, Ryan D., Strong, Philip E.

This paper from Michigan State University provides insight on preparing undergraduate science students for reseach based science careers...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2012-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Higher Education Brief, Student Support, Survey results, Teaching Quality
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STUDENTfacturED: Providing a Way to “STEM” Out from behind Old School Walls and Into the Real-World Workplace

by Ngan-Winward, Vivian

This paper from Salt Lake Community College describes the STUDENTfacturED program for preparing students for biotechnology manufacturing...

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  • Publish date: 2012-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality, Hands-on Learning
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Teaching History of Science and Technology at a Polytechnic University

by Seim, David

This paper connects teaching a course on history of science and technology with the STEM agenda..

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  • Publish date: 2012-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality, Student Retention

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