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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.....

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Teaching Quality
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sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration)

Camp for Middle School Students

by Agee, Kathyrn

This presentation will describe the Grand Valley State University sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration)summer day camp. sHaPe Camp provides area middle school students with the opportunity to explore careers in the health sciences...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, K-12 Outreach, Hands-on Learning
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What Works in STEM Intervention Programs for URM Undergraduates

by Dyer-Barr, Raina

This University of Illinois project explores the perspectives of STEM intervention program administrators with respect to practices that work in successfully and effectively administering SIPs targeted towards underrepresented minority undergraduates..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Student Retention, Best Practices
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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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Pre-Engineering STEM Capstone Project to Design an Oil Cap Remover Tool to Help General Aviation Cessna Pilots

by Feola, Sandy

This paper describes a capstone project experience by a student team applying pre-engineering concepts to design a new product to open over-tightened Cessna 152 or 172 engine oil caps during the pre-flight check...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Hands-on Learning, Partnering
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Developing an Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program for High School Students

by Christopher Reis and Donald Patnode

We will present a collaboration between a K-12 school district and a non-profit agency to design a program where high school juniors and seniors receive vocational training through work experience with local manufacturers...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Partnering, Hands-on Learning,
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Enhancing STEM Education through Project-Based Learning: Barriers versus Benefits

by Susan Mendoza and Robert M. Smart

This paper describes an undergraduate research program at Grand Valley State University..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Student Retention
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Integration of STEM Community College Curricula and Industry Partnerships through National Certifications

by Susan Ely;

This presentation reviews the best practices for embedding national certifications within STEM curricula, making skills transferable at the K12, community college, 4 year institution and industry level...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Community College, Partnering
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Submission of Abstracts and Papers for the 2013 Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference

by Cindy Veenstra;

This document describes how to submit an abstract and paper for the 2013 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda in Education, the Workplace and Society Conference...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2012-11
  • Keywords:Conference Proceedings, Division Activity
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2013 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference Call for Abstracts

by Cindy Veenstra;

Call for abstracts/papers for the 3rd annual Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference (2013)..

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  • Publish date: 2012-10
  • Keywords:Division Activity

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