Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
STEM 303. The Science of Learning. 1 Credit.
This course is designed for students serving as Learning Assistants in the College of Science and Mathematics and who are interested in the science behind learning in the STEM disciplines.
STEM 810. Teaching College Science. 3 Credits.
This course is designed for graduate students in the sciences who are interested in learning more about science teaching and student learning at the undergraduate level.
STEM 820. STEM Curriculum and Instruction. 3 Credits.
This course focuses on research on assessment and curricula designed to identify and address conceptual and reasoning difficulties of students in math and science. A variety of assessments and research-based curricula will be used and critically analyzed. Issues related to challenges of implementing reform-based curricula will also be discussed.
STEM 830. Research Methods in STEM Education. 3 Credits.
Course covers an array of research methods that are commonly used within discipline-based education research literature and discusses those methods within the framework of the primary literature of those disciplines.
STEM 840. Designing Technology-infused Learning Environments in Higher Education. 3 Credits.
This course will prepare current and future college-level instructors to effectively infuse appropriate technology tools into contemporary higher education learning environments.