NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Pell Grant Program1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Does not meet standards2
Showing 106 to 120 of 326 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Meyers, Kerry Lynn – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
A 1 credit hour First-Year Engineering Course which provides background to students on the engineering disciplinary options available to them was redesigned to help inform the selection of their engineering major for future study. Initially, course administration was a large lecture class but was transformed into smaller classes that were…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Homework, Technology Uses in Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nair, Priya; Ankeny, Casey J.; Ryan, Justin; Okcay, Murat; Frakes, David H. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
We investigated the use of a new system, HemoFlow™, which utilizes state of the art technologies such as particle image velocimetry to test endovascular devices as part of an undergraduate biomedical engineering curriculum. Students deployed an endovascular stent into an anatomical model of a cerebral aneurysm and measured intra-aneurysmal flow…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Biomedicine, Undergraduate Students, Pretests Posttests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dubriwny, Nicholas; Pritchett, Nathan; Hardesty, Michelle; Hellman, Chan M. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
Student self-confidence is important to any attempt to increase interest and achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education. This study presents a longitudinal examination of Fab Lab Tulsa's impact on attitude and self-efficacy toward STEM education among middle-school aged students. Paired samples t-test showed a…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, STEM Education, Correlation, Scientific Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gilliam, Melissa; Bouris, Alida; Hill, Brandon; Jagoda, Patrick – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) are multiplayer role-playing games that use the real world as their primary platform and incorporate a range of media, including video, audio, email, mobile technologies, websites, live performance, and social networks. This paper describes the development, implementation, and player reception of "The…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Games, Computer Games, Computer Simulation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bénéteau, Catherine; Fox, Gordon; Xu, Xiaoying; Lewis, Jennifer E.; Ramachandran, Kandethody; Campbell, Scott; Holcomb, John – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
This paper describes the development of a Peer-Led Guided Inquiry (PLGI) program for teaching calculus at the University of South Florida. This approach uses the POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) teaching strategy and the small group learning model PLTL (Peer-Led Team Learning). The developed materials used a learning cycle based on…
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, College Mathematics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Salmun, Haydee; Buonaiuto, Frank – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
The Catalyst Scholarship Program at Hunter College of The City University of New York (CUNY) was established with a four-year award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund scholarships to 40 academically talented but financially disadvantaged students majoring in four disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics…
Descriptors: Scholarships, College Programs, Partnerships in Education, Earth Science
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kassaee, Ameneh Mahrou; Rowell, Ginger Holmes – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
Researchers have confirmed that students' motivation is one of the most important factors educators can target to improve learning (Williams & Williams, 2011). This study explored the role which student's motivation played in the retention of first-time, full-time freshman (FTFTF) STEM majors at University (U) (blinded). Student motivational…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Intervention, STEM Education, Student Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bahar, Abdulkadir; Adiguzel, Tufan – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
The low number of students studying or applying for STEM subjects and workforce demand has been prioritized in almost all countries policies. This study intended to examine factors that influenced American and Turkish students to pursue a degree or career in STEM-related fields. Participants of the study were 86 high-ability students selected from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, High School Students, Student Interests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Piper, Jon K.; Krehbiel, Dwight – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
To attract and retain more academically qualified students to science and mathematics, we developed a merit-based scholarship program for incoming students with STEM interests. Scholarship recipients participate for the first two years in an interdisciplinary learning community and declare a STEM major by the sophomore year. STEM Learning…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Undergraduate Students, Interdisciplinary Approach, Seminars
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Moaveni, Saeed; Chou, Karen C. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
Steel connections play important roles in the integrity of a structure, and many structural failures are attributed to connection failures. Connections are the glue that holds a structure together. The failures of the Hartford Coliseum in 1977, the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City in 1980, and the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis in 2007 are all…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Construction Materials, Construction (Process)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fabby, Carol; Koenig, Kathleen – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
Recent research suggests students with more formal reasoning patterns are more proficient learners. However, little research has been done to establish a relationship between scientific reasoning and problem solving abilities by novices. In this exploratory study, we compared scientific reasoning abilities of students enrolled in a college level…
Descriptors: Physics, Problem Solving, Scientific Literacy, Scientific Concepts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Boylan-Ashraf, Peggy C.; Freeman, Steven A.; Shelley, Mack C. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
In the past ten years, engineering classrooms have seen an exponential growth in the use of technology, more than during any other previous decade. Unprecedented advancements, such as the advent of innovative gadgets and fundamental instructional alterations in engineering classrooms, have introduced changes in both teaching and learning. Student…
Descriptors: College Students, Engineering Education, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Introductory Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Burgher, J. K.; Finkel, D.; Adesope, O. O.; Van Wie, B. J. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
This study used a within-subjects experimental design to compare the effects of learning with lecture and hands-on desktop learning modules (DLMs) in a fluid mechanics and heat transfer class. The hands-on DLM implementation included the use of worksheets and one of two heat exchangers: an evaporative cooling device and a shell and tube heat…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Hands on Science, Learning Modules, Mechanics (Physics)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yang, Jeong; Lee, Young; Park, Sung; Wong-Ratcliff, Monica; Ahangar, Reza; Mundy, Marie-Anne – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
Concerns are arising in the United States that a majority of secondary school students fail to achieve mathematics and science proficiency due to teachers who lack adequate knowledge of the subjects. The concerns over shortages of mathematics and science teachers have also reached new heights. In Texas high schools, the teaching areas in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Needs Assessment, Teacher Shortage, Disadvantaged Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Knezek, Gerald; Christensen, Rhonda; Tyler-Wood, Tandra; Gibson, David – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
Data gathered from 325 middle school students in four U.S. states indicate that both male (p < 0.0005, RSQ = 0.33) and female (p < 0.0005, RSQ = 0.36) career aspirations for "being a scientist" are predictable based on knowledge of dispositions toward mathematics, science and engineering, plus self-reported creative tendencies. For…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Gender Differences, STEM Education, Occupational Aspiration
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  ...  |  22