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Journal of STEM Education

Apr 10, 2017 Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Contribution Form

    P. Raju

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  2. BASE (Broadening Access to Science Education): A Research and Mentoring Focused Summer STEM Camp Serving Underrepresented High School Girls

    Shelley Phelan, Shannon Harding & Amanda Harper-Leatherman

    BASE (Broadening Access to Science Education) Camp is a hands-on two-week residential summer science experience on the Fairfield University campus, in Fairfield CT, USA. The annual program targets ... More

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  3. Can Students Flourish in Engineering Classrooms?

    Peggy Boylan-Ashraf, Steven Freeman, Mack Shelley & zgr Kele\u015f

    This study investigated the role of a new paradigm in teaching large introductory, fundamental engineering mechanics (IFEM) courses that combined student-centered learning pedagogies and... More

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  4. Long-Term Impact of the E3 Summer Teacher Program

    Robin Autenrieth, Chance Lewis & Karen Butler-Purry

    The Enrichment Experiences in Engineering (E3) summer teacher program is hosted by the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University and is designed to provide engineering research... More

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  5. Introducing Chemical Reactions concepts in K-6 through a hands-on food spherification and spaghetti–fication experiment

    Anju Gupta, Nicole Hill, Patricia Valenzuela & Eric Johnson

    Recruiting students in STEM majors to fill the gap in STEM workforce in a continued challenge, which can be addressed by introducing scientific principles through hand-on activities to the students... More

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  6. Obituary of Professor Gerard Voland

    P. Raju

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  7. Evaluating the Impact of Teaching Methods on Student Motivation

    Elizabeth Cudney & Julie Ezzell

    Educational institutions are consistently looking for ways to prepare students for the competitive workforce. The challenge to do more with less is carried over from industry into the classroom.... More

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  8. Identifying Students’ Expectancy-Value Beliefs: A Latent Class Analysis Approach to Analyzing Middle School Students’ Science Self-Perceptions

    Julia Phelan, Marsha Ing, Karen Nylund-Gibson & Richard Brown

    This study extends current research by organizing information about students\u2019 expectancy-value achievement motivation in a way that helps parents and teachers identify specific entry points to... More

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  9. The Virtual Steel Sculpture - Limit State Analysis and Applications of Steel Connections

    Karen Chou, Saeed Moaveni & James Sapp

    The integrity of a structural system depends on the strength of materials, shape of the individual member and the elements used to hold the members together. In most undergraduate civil engineering... More

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  10. Factors that influence STEM-Promising females’ decision to attend a non research-intensive undergraduate institution

    Roxanne Miller & Ashley Hurlock

    Non research-intensive institutions of higher education have been demonstrated as effective at narrowing STEM gender gaps in major selection and persistence to degree completion, yet the decision... More

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  11. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Engineering Course Syllabi and Recommendations for Increasing Engagement among Women in STEM

    Michael Savaria & Kristina Monteiro

    Men outnumber women in the enrollment of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate majors. Course syllabi are distributed to students during open enrollment and provide... More

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  12. Strategies for Achieving Scale within Communities of Practice Aimed at Pedagogical Reform in Higher Education

    Adrianna Kezar & Sean Gehrke

    The purpose of this article is to describe the strategies that four undergraduate faculty STEM reform communities of practice utilize to grow and expand their impact as they attempt to scale up... More

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