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STEM Framework

Pedagogy. Scaffolding. Cultural Change.

The framework provides a set of key institutional elements that need to be addressed in order to bring about sustainable change. The framework is intended to be a living resources that showcases innovative institutional efforts that are already being conducted by universities to implement elements of the framework.

Showcased below are institutional efforts mapped to the elements of the framework. As institutions move to improve their usage of evidence-based teaching practices, AAU hopes these examples will serve as a resource for all colleges and universities working to improve undergraduate teaching and learning in STEM.

AAU institutions provided the reform efforts listed below. AAU has not evaluated these reforms and encourages you to contact the institution directly to learn more about the reform efforts.


Essential Questions and Data Sources for Continuous Improvement in Undergraduate STEM Teaching and Learning is a complementary resource to the framework.