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ERIC Number: EJ1067274
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-1544-0389
Strategies and Initiatives That Revitalize Wesley College STEM Programs
D'Souza, Malcolm J.; Kroen, William K.; Stephens, Charlene B.; Kashmar, Richard J.
Journal of College Teaching & Learning, v12 n3 p195-208 2015
Church-related small private liberal arts baccalaureate minority-serving institutions like Wesley College have modest endowments, are heavily tuition-dependent, and have large numbers of financially-challenged students. In order to sustain the level of academic excellence and to continue to build student demographic diversity in its accessible robust Science and Mathematics (STEM) programs, the faculty sought federal and state funds to implement a coordinated program of curriculum enhancements and student support programs that will increase the number of students choosing STEM majors, increase their academic success, and improve retention. [Issue number (n4) displayed on the PDF is incorrect.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH); National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Delaware
IES Grant or Contract Numbers: P20GM103446|IIA-1301765|NSF ARI R2 0960503|NSF DUE 1355554