NSF-IWBWs Schedule

Resources

  • Engage to Excel
    • Widespread adoption of empirically validated teaching practices that engage students in “active learning”
    • Increased use of discovery-based laboratories and course-based research
  • Discipline-based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering (NRC)  (To download a free PDF of Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering, you will have to register online.)
    • An analysis of effective practices
    • A research agenda for continuing to build the knowledge base on how to improve undergraduates STEM education
  • The Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development (NSF 13-126 and NSF 13-127)
    • Guidance on building the evidence base in STEM learning
    • Provides guidelines for six types of education “research” projects
    • Overview of the nature, justification, evidence generation and so on for each project type