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Journal of STEM Education

Apr 01, 2014 Volume 15, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Combining the Tasks of Grading Individual Assignments and Assessing Program Outcomes in Project-Based Courses

    Kevin Dahm

    ABET requires that engineering programs demonstrate continuous assessment and continuous improvement in order to be accredited. Central to the process is establishing and assessing measurable... More

  2. Group Tasks, Activities, Dynamics, and Interactions in Collaborative Robotics Projects with Elementary and Middle School Children

    Timothy Yuen, Melanie Boecking, Jennifer Stone, Erin Price Tiger, Alvaro Gomez, Adrienne Guillen & Analisa Arreguin

    Robotics provide the opportunity for students to bring their individual interests, perspectives and areas of expertise together in order to work collaboratively on real-world science, technology,... More

  3. Lessons Learned from Conducting a K-12 Project to Revitalize Achievement by using Instrumentation in Science Education

    Vikram Kapila & Magued Iskander

    A students first introduction to engineering and technology is typically through high school science labs. Unfortunately, in many high schools, science labs often make use of antiquated tools that ... More

  4. Research Experience for Undergraduate Students and its Impact on STEM Education

    Wei Zhan

    Research experience has been proven to be effective in enhancing the overall educational experience for undergraduate students. In this article, two engineering research projects with undergraduate... More

  5. Evaluation of STRONG-CT: A Program Supporting Minority and First-Generation U.S. Science Students

    Alyssa McGonagle, Hedley Freake, Steven Zinn, Timothy Bauerle, Jeffrey Winston, Gary Lewicki, Marcia Jehnings, Diba Khan-Bureau & Melissa Philion

    The STRONG-CT alliance between four U.S. institutions, the University of Connecticut, Manchester Community College, Quinebaug Valley Community College, and Three Rivers Community College, seeks to ... More

  6. The Use of Regional Data Collection to Inform University Led Initiatives: The Case of a STEM Education SWOT Analysis

    Jerlando Jackson, LaVar Charleston & Juan Gilbert

    According to the National Science Foundation (NSF; 2006), science and engineering jobs constitute a growing sector of the United States economy. H the number of science and engineering degrees has ... More