Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network

Proposal Development Workshop for the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP):
Implementation, Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Implementation,

and Targeted Infusion Strands

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport • 1739 West Nursery Road • Linthicum Heights, MD

October 2-3, 2015

E-RESOURCE LIST  

I. PROPOSAL PREPARATION MATERIALS

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) Solicitation
     http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15552/nsf15552.pdf
   – What Has Been Funded (Abstracts of Recent HBCU-UP Awards) - view here

A Guide for Proposal Writing NSF 04-016
     http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf04016/nsf04016.pdf

FastLane Electronic Proposal Submission
     http://www.nsf.gov/eng/iip/sbir/documents/Phase_I_Proposal_Preparation_Booklet.pdf

Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide Part I and II (NSF 15-1)
     http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf15001/nsf15_1.pdf

Proposal Forms Kit (NSF 00-3)
     http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2000/nsf003/kit/intro.htm

The 2010 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation (2010 Revision to NSF 02-057)
     http://www.evalu-ate.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Doc_2010_NSFHandbook.pdf

II. FACULTY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

   A.   Assessment and Education Research*

Della-Piana, C. K. Assessment and education research in undergraduate science, technology, engineering,
     and mathematics (STEM) education. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate
     science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 17-18). Washington, DC:
     American Association for the Advancement of Science.  http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_res_eval/della-piana.pdf

Heron, P. R., Shaffer, L. P. S., and McDermott, L. Research as a guide to improving student learning: An example from
     Introductory Physics. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering
     and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 33-38). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 
     http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_res_eval/heron_et_al.pdf

Maki, W. S. Evaluating outcomes. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science,
     technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education,  (pp. 27-32). Washington, DC: American
     Association for the Advancement of Science. 
     http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_res_eval/maki.pdf

Richardson, J. Concept Inventories: Tools for Uncovering STEM Students’ Misconceptions. In Invention and impact:
     Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 19-25).           
     Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
     http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_res_eval/richardson.pdf

B.   Evaluation

Coalition for Evidence-based Policy.  2005. Reporting the results of your study:  A user-friendly
     guide for evaluators of educational programs and practices. Rockville, MD: What Works Clearinghouse. 
     http://coalition4evidence.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/IES_Guide_to_Reporting_Study_Results.pdf

Ely, D. and Michael Huberman.  User-friendly handbook for project dissemination:
     Science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
     http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED370810.pdf                 

Frechtling, J. et al. 2010. The 2010 user-friendly handbook for project evaluation. Arlington, VA:
    National Science Foundation.
    http://www.evalu-ate.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Doc_2010_NSFHandbook.pdf

Gajda, R. and Jennifer Jewiss. Thinking about how to evaluate your program? These strategies
     will get you started. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 9(8).
     http://PAREonline.net/getvn.asp?v=9&n=8.

Sharp, L. 1997. Evaluation design for the hypothetical project. In Joy Frechtling and Laure Sharp
     (Eds.), User-friendly handbook for mixed method evaluations. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation.
     http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1997/nsf97153/chap_6.htm.

Sharp, L. and Joy Frechtling.  Overview of the design process for mixed-method
     evaluation. In Joy Frechtling and Laure Sharp (Eds.), User-friendly handbook for mixed method evaluations.
     Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation. http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1997/nsf97153/chap_5.htm. 

W.K. Kellogg Foundation. 2004. W.K. Kellogg evaluation handbook. Battle Creek, MI: W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
     http://cyc.brandeis.edu/pdfs/reports/EvaluationHandbook.pdf

C.   Project Management

National Science Foundation.  “How to Manage Your Award.”
     http://www.nsf.gov/awards/managing/.

Siefert, D. and Hawk, B. S. 2003. Sinclair Community College. Managing for Success: The Insider’s
     Guide to NSF Project Management.
     http://www.maa.org/sites/default/files/pdf/programs/grantwriting/ProjMgtGuide.pdf.

Ohio State University, Office of the Chief Information Officer. “Project Management Framework.” 
     https://ocio.osu.edu/projects/project-management  (Accessed September 28, 2015.)

Rothschild, D. “Increased efficiency through effective time management.”
     http://www.siordata.com/publications/Rothschild.pdf  (Accessed September 28, 2015.)

Washington University in Saint Louis, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. 2007.
     “Research Roles and Responsibilities: Principal Investigator.”
       http://research.wustl.edu/Resources/Roles/Pages/PI.aspx.

D.  Successful Pedagogies*

Beichner, R. J., and Saul, J. M. Introduction to the SCALE-UP (Student-Centered Activities for
       Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs) project. In Invention and impact: Building
       excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education,
       (pp. 61-66). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
        http://www.ncsu.edu/per/Articles/Varenna_SCALEUP_Paper.pdf

Ellis, G. W., and Andam, B. B. Designing the engineering classroom for women. In Invention and impact:
      Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education,
      (pp. 79-84). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 
      http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_stem_ed/ellis_andam.pdf

Kaplan, D.  Some mathematics for citizens: Gaining quantitative literacy through public policy debate.
     In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and
     mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 73-77). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
     www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_stem_ed/kaplan.pdf

Patterson, E. T.  Just-in-time teaching: Technology transforming learning: A status report. In Invention and impact:
     Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education,
     (pp. 49-54). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
      http://itari.in/categories/justintimelearning/Just-In-TimeTeaching-Research.pdf

Ulseth, R. From nothing to something. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science,
     technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 85-87). Washington, DC: American Association
     for the Advancement of Science.
     http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_stem_ed/ulseth.pdf

Varma-Nelson, P., Cracolice, M. S., and Gosser, D. K. Peer-led team learning: A student-faculty partnership for
     transforming the learning environment. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate
     science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 43-48). Washington, DC:
     American Association for the Advancement of Science.
     http://cpltl.iupui.edu/media/178fcbfc-adad-4da7-b19a-1b61c32b8d01/1748818361/cPLTLContent/2013/PLTL%20Literature%20PDFs/Varma-Nelson%20et%20al_2004.pdf

Waterman, M. A., and Stanley, E. D.  Investigative case-based learning; Teaching scientifically while connecting
     science to society. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, 
     engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 55-60). Washington, DC: American Association for the
    Advancement of Science. 
    http://www.unc.edu/opt-ed/eval/bp_stem_ed/waterman_stanley.pdf

E. Visualization in Science Education*

Blanchard, P.  Easy animations. In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science,
     technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 147-149). Washington, DC: American
     Association for the Advancement of Science.
     http://math.bu.edu/people/paul/nsf_ccli_presentation_2004.html

Frankel, F. Translating science into pictures: A powerful learning tool. In Invention and impact:
      Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
      education, (pp. 155-158). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
      http://www.felicefrankel.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/10-Vis_Ed_Frankel.pdf

Legates, R.  Using spatial data visualization to motivate undergraduate social science students.
     In Invention and impact: Building excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering and
     mathematics (STEM) education, (pp. 129-134). Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
     http://www.researchgate.net/publication/241484379_Using_Spatial_Data_Visualization_to_Motivate_Undergraduate_Social_Science_Students

 

*  AAAS’ Invention and Impact 2004 Conference Proceedings highlight innovations in undergraduate STEM education for the diverse student population. It contains information on learning environments, course content, curricula, and educational practices that improve learning and achievement of all undergraduate students. The proceedings can be accessed at http://www.aaas.org/page/what-publications-does-aaas-offer.