STEM Central

A Community of Practice for NSF STEM Projects

Working Groups

Recruiting, Retaining Women and/or Minority Students

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action on recruiting and retaining women and minorities in STEM fields. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic, including discussions leading up to the 2013 STEP Grantees meeting! You can also participate by sharing your ...

  • 41 Resources & Discussions
  • 381 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 9 months Ago

Course and Curriculum Improvement

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action to improve Foundational Courses in STEM majors. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in this group to develop ...

  • 34 Resources & Discussions
  • 367 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 1 year, 8 months Ago

Undergraduate Research & Internships

The purpose of this working group is to initiate and facilitate discussions and develop educational resources related to undergraduate research and internship experiences.  It includes materials and follow up discussions that evolved from the 2012 STEP Grantee meeting breakout session lead by John Davis – Alma College, Joseph Kruger ...

  • 32 Resources & Discussions
  • 361 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 10 months, 1 week Ago

Faculty Development and Networking

Find and share resources, ask questions, and share your expertise about effective strategies for faculty development, or that are useful in faculty development activities. Group facilitators, please check out this resource: Top tips for moderators of online discussion groups.

  • 16 Resources & Discussions
  • 316 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 8 months Ago

Collecting, Organizing, and Making use of Data

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action to improve our ability to collect and organize for STEP projects. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in this ...

  • 19 Resources & Discussions
  • 306 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 9 months, 4 weeks Ago

Peer Mentoring and Tutoring

Join the Peer Mentoring and Tutoring Working Group to share and take part in developing resources needed to research and support development of effective peer mentoring and tutoring programs to enhance STEP learning and degree attainment. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic. You can also ...

  • 11 Resources & Discussions
  • 254 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 8 months Ago

Learning Communities

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action on developing and improving Learning Communities. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic. You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in this group to develop and ...

  • 13 Resources & Discussions
  • 248 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 2 years, 12 months Ago

Educational Research and Policy

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and collaborative initiatives related to Research and Policy of STEM programs and Type 2 STEP grantees.  Participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in this group to develop and disseminate needed resources and tools. We ...

  • 20 Resources & Discussions
  • 238 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 3 years, 2 months Ago

Project Sustainability and Institutionalization

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action to issues related STEP project sustainability and institutionalization. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in ...

  • 34 Resources & Discussions
  • 233 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 1 year, 9 months Ago

Bridge Programs

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action on developing and improving Bridge Programs. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic, including discussions leading up to the 2013 STEP Grantees meeting!  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting ...

  • 23 Resources & Discussions
  • 224 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 8 months Ago

Project Coordination and Management

Join the Project Coordination and Management Working Group to share and take part in developing resources needed to effectively coordinate and manage your project. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating ...

  • 22 Resources & Discussions
  • 204 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 9 months, 4 weeks Ago

Teaching STEM with Case Studies: Discussions and Resources

This aim of this group is to provide a forum for fostering discussions, asking questions, sharing ideas, and connecting with others who are utilizing case studies to teach STEM. Subscribe to this group to ask (and answer) questions, start a discussion, or upload and share files, videos, or links you want to share or get feedback on.

  • 9 Resources & Discussions
  • 190 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 2 years, 9 months Ago

Two-Year/ Four-Year Partnerships

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action adressing issues related to Two-Year/Four-Year partnerships. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in this group ...

  • 14 Resources & Discussions
  • 180 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 3 months Ago

Student Academic and Social Development

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action adressing issues related to student academic and social development. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in ...

  • 9 Resources & Discussions
  • 162 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 6 months Ago

Project Evaluator Network

Join the Project Evaluator Network Special Working Group to share and take part in developing resources needed to enhance project evaluation effectiveness. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with ...

  • 17 Resources & Discussions
  • 151 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 9 months, 4 weeks Ago

Community College Issues

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussions and actions that address Community College issues as they relate to STEP Project. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with others in ...

  • 13 Resources & Discussions
  • 139 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 1 year, 8 months Ago

Issues at Large Universities

This working group is intended to facilitate continued discussion and action to address issues related to implementing STEP projects at large universities. Subscribe to this group and receive updates on new resources related to this topic.  You can also participate by sharing your ideas, posting existing resources, or collaborating with ...

  • 2 Resources & Discussions
  • 131 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 6 years, 6 months Ago

Dissemination

Come here to discuss ideas, issues, and strategies to improve dissemination to larger audiences. Group facilitators, please check out this resource: Top tips for moderators of online discussion groups.

  • 8 Resources & Discussions
  • 117 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 8 months Ago

STEPping into the Future: Sustaining STEP's Mission in the New Funding Landscape

This is a forum for exchange and discussion regarding the future of STEP projects and is intended to accompany and extend the March 5th Wednesday night Forum at the STEP 2014 meeting. With the suspension of STEP and the implementation of IUSE, this is a critical time to reflect upon what we have learned from implementing STEP projects, and use ...

  • 35 Resources & Discussions
  • 69 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 3 years, 3 months Ago

Working Group Facilitators Network

The purpose of this working group is to provide a open forum for STEP Central Working Group Facilitators to share ideas and plans, find points of collaboration, and get feedback regarding their work engaging their working groups and the larger STEP Community.

  • 5 Resources & Discussions
  • 23 Subscribers
  • Last Update Was 4 years, 8 months Ago