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Using Quality Management in Experiential Learning to Facilitate Collegiate Operations Improvement

Article in Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 6, No. 1

by Walters, Lisa M. ;

Quality Approaches in Higher Edu! cation Vol. 6(1), 2015 article. This case study introduced business management students to a service-learning experience as part of their undergraduate operations management course...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2015-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, Student Retention
Open Access

Curriculum-Evolving Case Study: Using Zombie Theme for Introduction to Operations Research Course

by Ivan G. Guardiola

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol 5(1), 2014 article. This article introduces an innovative curriculum-evolving approach for teaching operations research using a pop-culture topic...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-09
  • Keywords:Best Practices, Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Teaching Quality, Learning Outcomes, Critical Thinking, Student Retention

Lyman Briggs College: An Innovative Living-Learning Community for STEM Education

by Ryan D. Sweeder, Kathleen A. Jeffery, and Aaron M. McCright

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Dec 2012 article: "Lyman Briggs College: An Innovative Living-Learning Community for STEM Education" by Ryan D. Sweeder, Kathleen A. Jeffery, and Aaron M. McCright of Michigan State University..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Student Retention, STEM, Teaching Quality
Open Access

USING MODELS TO TEACH AND LEARN ENGINEERING

by Urdarevik,Slobodan;

In order to help students to develop visualization skils and make teaching and learning more productive and interesting, a new teaching strategy based on using models has been developed...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Student Retention, Teaching Quality
Open Access

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
Open Access

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..

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Student Retention
Open Access

Understanding the Organizational Structure of STEM:

Intervention Programs Impact on Service Delivery

by Williams, Montrischa M.

This study examines the extent to which the organizational structure of STEM intervention programs impact the way services are delivered to underrepresented students in STEM fields...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2012-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Student Support, Student Retention
Open Access

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..

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

An ABC Sampler of Best Practices

NSF STEM Scholar Program at UW-Platteville

by Landgraf, Lisa M.; Salmon-Stephens, Tammy; Ul-Haq, Irfan;;

This paper focuses on the implementation of an NSF S-STEM grant received by UW-Platteville in 2010 and discusses best practices for STEM student retention..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2012-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Student Retention
Open Access

An Analysis of the Effect of Cognitive Factors on Students' Attrition in Engineering: A Literature Review

by Xiushan Jiang and Stacey Freeman

This paper is authored by Xiushan Jiang ad Stacey Freeman of the University of Kansas. This is a conference paper for the Education Division's 2011 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda in Education, the Workplace and Society...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-07
  • Keywords:STEM, Student Retention, Conference Proceedings

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