Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
National Science Foundation (NSF) Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP)
Workshop on Assessment and Evaluation of STEM Instructional Practices
at TCUP-supported Institutions

October 30-31, 2015  

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

E-RESOURCE LIST

I. GENERAL INFO

NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) – [NSF 16-1]
           http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf16001/index.jsp

About the NSF TCUP Program
      http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5483

- TCUP Program Solicitation: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14572/nsf14572.pdf

- Report: NSF's Tribal Colleges and Universities Program: Nations United in Improving Science and Technology Education for Native Americans [NSF02072]. http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02072/nsf02072.pdf

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Indigenous Evaluation Framework
     http://indigeval.aihec.org/Pages/Documents.aspx

Carnevale, Anthony, Nicole Smith, and Michelle Melton. 2011. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
     Washington, DC: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
     http://cew.georgetown.edu/stem

Frechtling, Joy, Melvin Mark, Debra, Rog, Veronica Thomas, Henry Frierson, Stafford Hood,
     and Gerunda Hughes. 2010. The 2010 User-friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation.
     http://hub.mspnet.org/index.cfm/22603

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Thomasian, John. 2011. Building a Science,
     Technology, Engineering, and Math Education Agenda: An Update of State Actions. Washington, DC.
      http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/nga/files/pdf/1112stemguide.pdf

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network. Effective Institutional STEM Instructional Strategies at HBCU-UP
     Grantee Institutions Report. December 2012.
     http://qemnetwork.qem.org/QEM%20WIDER%20Template%20Booklet.pdf

Southern Regional Education Board. Instructional Strategies: How Teachers Teach Matters.
     http://publications.sreb.org/2001/01V23_Instructional_Strategies.pdf

The Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21). Framework for 21st Century Learning.
     - P21 Framework:       http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/P21_framework_0515.pdf
     - P21 Framework Definitions http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/docs/P21_Framework_Definitions_New_Logo_2015.pdf

II. STEM EDUCATION AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES

American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Science Foundation.
     2009. New Challenges, New Strategies: Building Excellence in Undergraduate STEM Education. Washington DC.
     http://ccliconference.org/files/2010/02/2009.pdf

Austin, Ann. 2011. Promoting Evidence-based Change in Undergraduate Science Education.
     Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences. http://www7.nationalacademies.org/bose/DBER_Austin_March_Paper.pdf

Cullinane, Jenna and Lacey Leegwater. 2009. Diversifying the STEM Pipeline: The Model
     Replication Institutions Program. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy.  
     http://www.ihep.org/Publications/publications-detail.cfm?id=132

Fairweather, James. n.d. Linking Evidence and Promising Practices in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
     Undergraduate Education: A Status Report for the National Academies National Research Council Board of
     Science Education. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences.
     https://nsf.gov/attachments/117803/public/Xc--Linking_Evidence--Fairweather.pdf

Labov, Jay, Susan Singer, Melvin George, Heidi Schweingruber, and Margaret Hilton. 2009.
     Effective Practices in Undergraduate STEM Education Part 1: Examining the Evidence. CBE Life Sciences Education, 8, 157-161.
     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2736016/

National Research Council. 2011. Promising Practices in Undergraduate Science, Technology,
    Engineering, and Mathematics Education: Summary of Two Workshops. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
    http://crpde.ou.edu/sites/crpde.ou.edu/files/NRC%20Report%20on%20Promising%20Practices%20in%20STEM%20Education.pdf

National Research Council. 2012. Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in
     Undergraduate Science and Engineering. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.  
      http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13362

III. ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION

Arum, Richard, Josipa Roksa, and Esther Cho. n.d. Improving Undergraduate Learning:
     Findings and Policy Recommendations from the Social Science Research Council-Collegiate Learning Assessment
     Longitudinal Project. New York, NY: Social Science Research Council.  
     http://highered.ssrc.org/files/SSRC_Report.pdf

Coalition for Evidence-based Policy. 2003. Identifying and Implementing Educational Practices Supported by Rigorous Evidence:
     A User-friendly Guide. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences.
     http://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/research/pubs/rigorousevid/index.html

Dodge, Judith. n.d. “What are Formative Assessments and Why Should We Use Them?: Tips for
     Using Formative Assessments to Help You Differentiate Instruction and Improve Student Achievement.” Scholastic, Inc. website.
     http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/what-are-formative-assessments-and-why-should-we-use-them

Henderson, Charles and Melissa Dancy. 2011. “Increasing the Impact and Diffusion of STEM Education Innovations.”
     Presented at the Characterizing the Impact of Diffusion of Engineering Education Innovations Forum,
     February 7-8, in New Orleans, LA.
     http://www.nae.edu/File.aspx?id=36304

Mathematical Association of America. MathNotes #49. 2005 Revision. Assessment Practices in Undergraduate Mathematics.
     Washington, DC. http://www.maa.org/press/ebooks/assessment-practices-in-undergraduate-mathematics

Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 2007. Student Learning Assessment- Options
     and Resources. Philadelphia, PA: Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
     http://www.msche.org/publications/SLA_Book_0808080728085320.pdf

Stanovich, Paula and Keith Stanovich. 2003. Using Research and Reason in Education: How
     Teachers Can Use Scientifically Based Research to Make Curricular and Instructional Decisions. Portsmouth, NH: RMC
     Research Corporation. http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/detail?accno=ED482973

IV. INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES

A. Active Learning

Armbruster, Peter, Maya Patel, and Erika Johnson. 2009. Active Learning and Student-centered
     Pedagogy Improve Student Attitudes and Performance in Introductory Biology. CBE Life Sciences Education, 8(3), 203-213.
     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2736024/?tool=pubmed

Michael, Joel. 2006. Where’s the Evidence that Active Learning Works? Advanced
     Physiological Education, 30, 159-167. http://advan.physiology.org/content/30/4/159.full.pdf+html

B. Blended Learning

Blackboard, Inc. 2009. Blended Learning: Where Online and Face-to-Face Instruction Intersect
     for 21st Century Teaching and Learning. Washington, DC: Blackboard, Inc.
     http://www.k12perspectives.com/blended_learning.asp

Dziuban, Charles, Joel Hartman, and Patsy Moskal. 2004. Blended Learning. Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research.
     http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erb0407.pdf

Pecorino, Philip. n.d. “Pedagogy for Blended Instruction: A Primer.”
     http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/socialsciences/ppecorino/PEDAGOGY-blended-instruction-primer.html

Sahin, Mehmet. 2010. Blended Learning in Vocational Education: An Experimental Study.
     International Journal of Vocational Education, 2(6), 95-101.
     http://www.academicjournals.org/ijvte/PDF/pdf2010/October/Sahin.pdf

C. Incorporating Technology into Teaching

Glenn, Marie and Debra D’Agostino. 2008. The Future of Higher Education: How Technology
     Will Shape Learning. Austin, TX: New Media Consortium.
     http://www.nmc.org/pdf/Future-of-Higher-Ed-(NMC).pdf

McDaniel, Carl, Bradford Lister, Michael Hanna, and Harry Roy. 2007. Increased Learning Observed in Redesigned Introductory
     Biology Course that Employed Web-enhanced, Interactive Pedagogy. CBE Life Sciences Education, 6(3), 243-239.
     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1964523/?tool=pubmed

Miller, Ben. 2010. The Course of Innovation: Using Technology to Transform Higher Education.
     Washington, DC: Education Sector.
     http://www.educationsector.org/sites/default/files/publications/NCAT-Report_RELEASE.pdf

Noeth, Richard and Boris Volkov. 2004. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Technology in Our
     Schools: ACT Policy Report. Iowa City, IA: ACT.
     http://www.act.org/research/policymakers/pdf/school_tech.pdf

Williams, David. 2002. Improving Use of Learning Technologies in Higher Education through
     Participant Oriented Evaluations. Educational Technology & Society, 5(3).
     http://www.ifets.info/journals/5_3/williams.html

D. Inquiry-based Learning

Brickman, Peggy, Cara Gormally, Norris Armstrong, and Brittan Hallar. 2009. Effects of Inquiry-based Literacy Skills and
     Confidence. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching Learning, 3(2).
     http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/v3n2/articles/PDFs/Article_Brickman.pdf

Wood, William. 2003. Inquiry-based Undergraduate Teaching in the Life Science at Large
     Research Universities: A Perspective on the Boyer Commission. Cell Biology Education, 2, 112-116.
     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC162190/pdf/03-02-0004_p112.pdf

E. Problem-based Learning

Colliver, Jerry. 2000. Effectiveness of Problem-based Learning Curricula: Research and Theory.
     Academic Medicine, 75(3), 259-266. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10724315

Gallow, De. n.d. “What is Problem-based Learning?” Problem-based Learning Faculty Institute
     website at the University of California, Irvine. http://www.pbl.uci.edu/whatispbl.html

Savery, John. 2006. Overview of Problem-based Learning: Definitions and Distinctions.
     Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 1(1), 9-20. http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ijpbl/vol1/iss1/3/

F. Process-oriented Guided Inquiry Learning

Hanson, David. 2005. “Designing Process-oriented Guided-inquiry Activities.” In Faculty
     Guidebook: A Comprehensive Tool for Improving Faculty Performance. Second Edition, eds.
     D.K. Apple and S.W. Beyerlein. Lisle, IL: Pacific Crest.
     http://quarknet.fnal.gov/fellows/TLDownloads/Designing_POGIL_Activities.pdf 

Moog, Rick, James Spencer, Frank Creegan, Troy Wolfskill, David Hanson, Andrei Stroumanis,
     Diane Bunce, Jennifer Lewis, et al. n.d. “Process-oriented Guided-inquiry Learning.” Science Education Resource Center
     Pedagogy in Action web portal. http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/library/pogil/index.html

G. Project-based Learning

Larmer, John and John Mergendoller. 2010. Seven Essentials for Project-based Learning. Giving
     Students Meaningful Work, 1, 34-37. ASCD website.
     http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/sept10/vol68/num01/Seven_Essentials_for_Project-Based_Learning.aspx

National Academy Foundation. n.d. Project-based Learning: A Resource for Instructors and
     Program Coordinators
. New York, NY: National Academy Foundation. http://naf.org/files/PBL_Guide.pdf

H. Supplemental Instruction/Peer-led Instruction

Arendale, David. 2002. History of Supplemental Instruction (SI): Mainstreaming of
     Developmental Education. http://a.web.umkc.edu/arendaled/SIhistory02.pdf

Crouch, Catherine and Eric Mazur. 2001. Peer Instruction: Ten Years of Experience and
     Results. American Journal of Physics Teachers, 60(9), 970-977. http://web.mit.edu/jbelcher/www/TEALref/Crouch_Mazur.pdf

Duranczyk, Irene, Jeanne Higbee, and Dana Lundell. 2004. Best Practices for Access and
     Retention in Higher Education. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban
     Literacy at the University of Minnesota. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/CRDEUL/pdf/monograph/5-a.pdf#page=37

Horwitz, Susan and Susan Rodger. 2009. “Using Peer-led Team Learning to Increase
     Participation and Success of Underrepresented Groups in Introductory Computer Science.” Paper presented at the
     Association for Computing Machinery’s Symposium on Computer Science Education, March 3-7, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
     http://research.cs.wisc.edu/wpis/papers/sigcse09.pdf