NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 201 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yata, Chikahiko; Ohtani, Tadashi; Isobe, Masataka – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: School education should improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ability not only in science and mathematics but also in technology and engineering. However, practice and research are being conducted without clear definitions and methods for STEM education. Moreover, the positioning and characteristics of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, National Curriculum, Educational Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Erdmann, Robert; Miller, Kathryn; Stains, Marilyne – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Local and national initiatives to improve the learning experiences of students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses have been on-going for a couple of decades with a heightened momentum within the last 10 years. However, recent large-scale studies have demonstrated that transmission of information is still…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thompson, Amreen Nasim; Talbot, Robert M.; Doughty, Leanne; Huvard, Hannah; Le, Paul; Hartley, Laurel; Boyer, Jeffrey – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: The success of the learning assistant (LA) model has largely been attributed to LA facilitation of active learning tasks. A deeper understanding of how LAs facilitate these tasks would inform LA training and support successful adoption of the LA model. Our investigation of LA actions during their interaction with students in the…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Active Learning, Peer Teaching, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reinholz, Daniel L.; Andrews, Tessa C. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
This commentary focuses on the difference between a theory of change and change theory, as it relates to systemic change projects in STEM higher education. A theory of change is project-specific and related to evaluation. It makes the underlying rationale of a project explicit, which supports planning, implementation, and assessment of the…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Change, STEM Education, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Hui-Hui; Charoenmuang, Mingla; Knobloch, Neil A.; Tormoehlen, Roger L. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: Teachers' beliefs play an important role in how teachers think about how students learn, and how content should be organized and taught. Integrated STEM is pushing the boundaries of some of the traditional assumptions in education--disciplined-based courses, courses taught independently by teachers, standards and content-driven, and no…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Collaboration, Interdisciplinary Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Borda, Emily; Schumacher, Emily; Hanley, Daniel; Geary, Edward; Warren, Shannon; Ipsen, Cassidy; Stredicke, Lauren – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: A faculty development program was implemented over four years at a 4-year regional comprehensive university and two partnering community colleges. This project was focused on improving student learning in introductory Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) courses at each institution, by helping faculty adopt inclusive,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, STEM Education, Introductory Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kaminski, Jennifer A.; Sloutsky, Vladimir M. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
There is anecdotal evidence that many elementary teachers integrate mathematics lessons and art activities by having students first make colorful, rich material that is subsequently used in an instructional activity. However, it is unclear whether such activities effectively promote learning and transfer of mathematical concepts. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Integrated Activities, Art Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gale, Jessica; Alemdar, Meltem; Lingle, Jeremy; Newton, Sunni – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Increased emphasis on accountability in education reform and evidence-based practices underscores the need for research on the implementation of K-12 curricular innovations. However, detailed accounts of research examining fidelity of implementation for K-12 STEM curricula remain relatively scarce. This paper illustrates the application of one…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, STEM Education, Curriculum Implementation, Fidelity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reynders, Gil; Lantz, Juliette; Ruder, Suzanne M.; Stanford, Courtney L.; Cole, Renée S. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: Process skills such as critical thinking and information processing are commonly stated outcomes for STEM undergraduate degree programs, but instructors often do not explicitly assess these skills in their courses. Students are more likely to develop these crucial skills if there is constructive alignment between an instructor's…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Undergraduate Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brand, Brenda R. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: The Next Generation Science Standards accentuate engineering design along with scientific inquiry, emphasizing the relationship between scientific investigations and engineering design in solving problems and devising new ideas and technologies. The goal is for students to realize the importance of science and engineering in innovation…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, STEM Education, Design
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zakariya, Yusuf F. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: Identification and retention of effective teachers in STEM education play cardinal roles in teacher recruitment exercises worldwide. Studies on factors that characterize effective teachers have therefore gained popularity in recent times. Teacher self-efficacy, job satisfaction and school climate are among other factors that have…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Recruitment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Li, Yeping; Wang, Ke; Xiao, Yu; Froyd, Jeffrey E. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
With the rapid increase in the number of scholarly publications on STEM education in recent years, reviews of the status and trends in STEM education research internationally support the development of the field. For this review, we conducted a systematic analysis of 798 articles in STEM education published between 2000 and the end of 2018 in 36…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Trends, STEM Education, Scholarship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kelley, Todd R.; Knowles, J. Geoffery; Holland, Jeffrey D.; Han, Jung – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: Teachers can have a significant impact on student interest and learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects and careers. Teacher self-efficacy can also significantly affect student learning. Researchers investigated the effects of teacher professional development and integrated STEM curriculum development on…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Communities of Practice, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Leung, Allen – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
This commentary aims to discuss an overarching boundary crossing framework under which integrated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) pedagogy can be conceptualized. Four potential learning dialogical processes for boundary crossing are presented and used as the main theoretical construct for the discussion. A proposal of an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Communities of Practice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Barlow, Allyson; Brown, Shane – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: Within STEM education, research on instructional practices has focused on ways to increase student engagement and thereby reap the associated benefits of increased learning, persistence, and academic success. These meaningful-learning goals have been tied most specifically to cognitive engagement, a construct that is often difficult…
Descriptors: Correlation, STEM Education, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  14