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Measuring Student Success from a Developmental Mathematics Course at an Elite Public Institution.

Hsu Julian, Gehring WilliamJ.
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This paper asks whether placement recommendations for a developmental math course at an elite public institution impact students' future academic performance, course-taking, and college outcomes. Researchers use these specific outcomes to measure whether developmental courses help students develop the...

Barriers and opportunities for 2-year and 4-year STEM degrees.

Malcom, S., Feder, M., Committee on Barriers and Opportunities in Completing 2-Year and 4-Year STEM .

Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees reviews research on the roles that people, processes, and institutions play in 2-and 4-year STEM degree production. This study pays special attention to the factors that influence students' decisions to...

Developing a national STEM workforce strategy.

Alper, J, Planning Committee for the National Summit on Developing a STEM Workforce Strategy.

The future competitiveness of the United States in an increasingly interconnected global economy depends on the nation fostering a workforce with strong capabilities and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). STEM knowledge and skills enable both individual...

Reaching students: What research says about effective instruction in undergraduate science and engineering.

National Research Council.

The undergraduate years are a turning point in producing scientifically literate citizens and future scientists and engineers. Evidence from research about how students learn science and engineering shows that teaching strategies that motivate and engage students will improve their...

Review of Army Research Laboratory programs for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions.

Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board.

Review of Army Research Laboratory Programs for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions examines the ways in which historically black colleges and universities and minority institutions have used the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) funds to enhance the...

Asking differently about race and ethnnicity: New needs for a changing population.

Klieger, D.M., Alders, R., Ezzo, C..

Now is an opportune time to consider new ways to ask registrants for the GRE® General Test about their race and ethnicity. Growth in the percentage of Americans who identify as multiracial suggests the possibility that a sizeable percentage...

Colloquy on Minority Males in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Didion, C., Fortenberry, N.L., Rapporteurs, E.C..

On August 8-12, 2010 the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), convened the Colloquy on Minority Males in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), following the release of several reports highlighting the...

Positioning young Black boys for educational success.

Prager, K..

The achievement gaps that exist today are an affront to a society committed to equal educational opportunity and are a drag on the nation’s economy, prosperity and competitiveness. The large gap between Black males and others exists before these...

The role of noncognitive constructs and other background variables in graduate education.

Kyllonen, P.C., Walters, A.M., Kaufman, J.C..

This report reviews the literature on noncognitive and other background predictors (e.g., personality, attitudes, and interests) as it pertains to graduate education. The first section reviews measures typically used in studies of graduate school outcomes, such as attrition and...

AAAS Review of the NSF science and technology centers integrative partnerships (STC) Program, 2000-2009.

Chubin, D.E., Derrick, E., Feller, I., Phartiyal, P..

This report summarizes evidence and findings from the AAAS study of the NSF Science and Technology Centers Integrative Partnerships (STC) program. The study is supported by a merit-reviewed research grant directed at three specific assessment objectives of interest to...

The NSF Science & Technology Centers Integrative Partnerships Program, 2000-2009. Report of the AAAS Blue Ribbon Panel.

Maso, S..

This report responds to an NSF need to assess the performance and accomplishments of its Science & Technology Centers (STC) Integrative Partnerships Program, 2000-2009, against program goals and objectives in research, education, knowledge transfer, diversity, and integrative partnerships.

Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty.

Committee on Gender Differences in Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine..

Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's...

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