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Mathew, Santhosh; Kashyap, Upasana – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2019
Open Educational Resources (OER) are online teaching and learning resources available for instructors and students to utilize at no cost to them. This case study reports on the impact of OER resources on students' academic performance in an undergraduate introductory astronomy course at a 4-year private university. As part of this study, we…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Undergraduate Students, Astronomy, Science Instruction
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Kashyap, Upasana; Mathew, Santhosh – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2017
The purpose of this study was to compare students' performances in a freshmen level quantitative reasoning course (QR) under three different instructional models. A cohort of 155 freshmen students was placed in one of the three models: needing a prerequisite course, corequisite (students enroll simultaneously in QR course and a course that…
Descriptors: Models, STEM Education, Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Maloy, Robert W.; Edwards, Sharon A.; Anderson, Gordon – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2010
This article describes the use of "4MALITY", a web-based mathematics tutoring system, with 125 Massachusetts fourth graders and their teachers in three rural school districts during the 2007-2008 school year. At the outset, "4MALITY" was envisioned as a stand-alone web based system providing tutorial support to individual…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Creative Writing, Problem Solving, Grade 4
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Gilbert, Juan E.; Lewis, Chance W. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2008
Most recently, many higher education institutions have continued to struggle to answer the question of whether they should promote diversity as a central value of the university or protect themselves from legal challenge by avoiding the inclusion of diversity initiatives. In this article, the authors first provide several examples documenting how…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, STEM Education, College Students
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Thompson, Mary Kathryn; Consi, Thomas R. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2007
Freshmen Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOPs) can be powerful outreach tools for incoming college students and provide an exciting introduction to the field of engineering. The benefits reach not only the first year students, but also the upperclassmen who help to run the programs and the departments that sponsor them. A family of three engineering…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, School Orientation, Outreach Programs, College Programs
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Rogers, Chris; Portsmore, Merredith – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2004
Incorporating engineering in the elementary school curriculum provides students with ways of connecting, applying, and reinforcing knowledge in math, science, and design. To bring what is essentially a new discipline to K-12 education means developing and supporting new tools for the classroom, additional curriculum, teacher training, and support…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Engineering Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Outreach Programs