Foundational framework for this project:
Introduction to the future substance of STEM education: I
Introduction to the future substance of STEM education: II
Below are resources and links shared by the participants during the 3 webinars. This is not (and does not aim to be) a comprehensive list of resources.
Frameworks and pieces of general interest
- Florman, S.C. 2017,The existential pleasures of engineering. London: Souvenir.
- Liberal Education and America's Promise, from Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
- A Framework for K–12 Science Education (NGSS)
- Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education
- Sir Peter Medawar:Is the Scientific Paper a Fraud? (Prêmio Nobel em Medicina, 1960) (From a BBC talk, 1964)
- Suppe, F. (1998).The Structure of a Scientific Paper. Philosophy of Science, 65(3), 381-405. Retrieved September 18, 2020, from http://www.jstor.org/stable/188275
- Career Readiness Competencies: Employer Survey Results, from National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
- Winter 2020 Issue of the Journal of Science Education and Civic Engagement, featuring two project reports and a research article that explore the impact of service learning on students, faculty, and civic engagement.
- SR Report Measuring A Liberal Education (Acrobat (PDF) 575kB Oct5 20)
- GENED for Info Society Miller.docx (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 68kB Oct5 20)
Equity in STEM
- Free Radicals
- Research justice worksheet:https://freerads.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/research-justice-worksheet-with-refs.pdf
- Citizen Scientist: https://olli.illinois.edu/programs/citizenscientist/index.html
- Science for the People
- Scientists Partnering With Indigenous Communities for Genomics Research article by Christine Herman, from Illinois IGB
- Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER)
- Here is a SENCER model that teaches cell biology in the context of history, race, and social justice...it CAN be done: https://ncsce.net/stem-cells-and-social-justice/
- CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance Values-centered Indigenous data governance in the CARE principles (going beyond the FAIR open data and open science principles, putting these into the context of lived experiences and communities)
- Equity & Social Justice in STEM, from UCLA
- Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE) Programs, from the University of Washington: https://www.engr.washington.edu/current/studentprogs/wise
- Campus Compact is a great org supporting institutions to focus on the public purposes of higher ed. Awesome programming that has impact across disciplines: https://compact.org/
- The EPIC Network: The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network (EPIC-N), nonprofit association to unite communities with the untapped potential of universities to exponentially improve conditions for human flourishing.
- From Society for the Advancement in Biology Education Research (SABER): SABER's Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
- CourseSource: open-access journal of peer-reviewed teaching resources for undergraduate biological sciences.
- QUBES: Quantitative biology education and now provides logistical, intellectual, and community support for innovative quantitative biology education projects
- Open Learning Initiative: https://oli.cmu.edu/
- Engaging Mathematics: Teaching Manuals
- Block scheduling around a common topic is one way to get away from "disciplines" and toward multiple lenses on an issue. Example from Cornell College in Iowa: https://www.cornellcollege.edu/one-course-at-a-time/
- National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. The Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
- The Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches from the Same Tree (2018), from the National Academy of Sciences
- Business Higher Ed Forum has been working on this re "the STEM enabled liberal arts grad" https://www.bhef.com/sites/default/files/BHEF_2016_DSA_Liberal_Arts.pdf
- InTeGrate (Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future) Project:https://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/index.html
- Battling the "no room because of content" argument as addressed by Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and Writing in the Disciplines (WID) programs. Writing Enhanced Curriculum at U of Minnesota is a good model: https://wec.umn.edu/
- Science/business/liberal arts example from Bentley University where they use a problem focus that is shared by a suite of courses: https://nagt.org/nagt/publications/trenches/articles/v6n3-7.html
Assessment / Teaching evaluation
- What is SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning) from the Center for Engaged Learning
- Transforming Higher Education - Multidimensional Evaluation of Teaching (TEval)
- NSF report on assessment, evaluation and accreditation: Bates, R. et al. (2019) Report from the STEM 2026 Workshop on Assessment, Evaluation, and Accreditation
- National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Indicators for Monitoring Undergraduate STEM Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24943.
- AP Course and Exam Redesign, from AP Higher Education
- Faculty reward and promotion systems
- Aligning Practice to Policies: Changing the Culture to Recognize and Reward Teaching at Research Universities: https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.17-02-0032
- Barriers to Faculty Pedagogical Change: Lack of Training, Time, Incentives, and...Tensions with Professional Identity? https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.12-09-0163
- Szymanski, et al., 2016, Developing Transdisciplinary Sustainability Curricula Requires an Academic Culture Change
- Transcending barriers to success: https://ncsce.net/transcending-barriers-to-success/