Tessa Andrews

University of Georgia

Dr. Tessa Andrews specializes in college biology education research, with particular emphasis on factors influencing the adoption and effective implementation of evidence-based teaching strategies in undergraduate STEM education. She investigates knowledge, motivation, and professional identity among current and future college instructors. She also investigates departmental and institutional climate and culture as they relate to effective undergraduate teaching. Her work has been funded by over $3 million in National Science Foundation funding. Dr. Andrews is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and a founding and core member of the Scientists Engaged in Education Research center at the University of Georgia. She also serves on the steering committee for the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research.

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Breaking Down Silos meeting contributes to the goals of Working Group 1 part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Posts
Twenty-five researchers met for a 2.5-day meeting at the Center for Mathematics and Science Education at San Diego State University to discuss change theories. This working meeting was supported by a National ...

Guiding theories of change (ASCN Working Group 1) part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Transforming Institutions Conference:Program:Discussion Sessions
Join the leaders of ASCN Working Group 1, Tessa Andrews and Daniel Reinholz, for a discussion about the presentations in the Guiding Theories of Change Track and theories of change.

Pursuing systemic change in undergraduate STEM education through Departmental and Leadership Teams for Action (DeLTA) part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Transforming Institutions Conference:Program:Oral Presentations:Session D
The DeLTA project aims to promote comprehensive change in thinking and culture related to undergraduate STEM education at the University of Georgia. Our approach is multi-level; we are convening and supporting the ...

Enhancing research capacity for systemic change in undergraduate STEM education by analyzing, organizing, and synthesizing theories of change part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Transforming Institutions Conference:Program:Thematic Symposia
Widespread calls and national funding for improving the diversity and preparation of STEM undergraduates have rapidly expanded the number of people investigating change in this context. This creates great potential ...