In 2014, the University of Michigan launched an NSF-funded program to reinvent introductory teaching and learning in the core STEM disciplines. REBUILD (Researching Evidence-Based Undergraduate Instructional and Learning Developments) aimed to promote recruitment, retention, and academic…
Brown University focuses on improving the mathematical competency among STEM majors by seeking to introduce evidence-based, high impact practices in first and second year STEM courses. The goal, reducing attrition from science and improving students’ identification with science as a career.
Cornell University has initiated institution-wide changes to the core undergraduate biology curriculum to transition from traditional lecture based instruction to incorporation of active learning techniques. The first phase of this five-year transition will focus on four large introductory courses.
Cornell University is undertaking campus-wide and discipline-specific initiatives to provide graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with practical experience in planning for, stimulating, and assessing undergraduate learning with lunchtime workshops and targeted events on developing assessment…
As a response to the findings of an institutional assessment, Duke university has a three-pronged, overlapping approach to enhancing the success of incoming Duke students who have traditionally struggled the most in the STEM curriculum.
Emory University’s Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods (QuanTM) new and innovative curriculum prepares students for variety of professional careers and graduate school with statistical training, fellowships, a faculty skill-building leave program, and an annual speaker series and…
The Gateway Science Workshop (GSW) is a peer-led program designed to improve performance and retention of students in introductory STEM gateway courses at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University.
To advance undergraduate education, the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern provides professional development programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in STEM and SBE (social, behavioral, economic) disciplines.
Northwestern University Ventures in Biology Education (nuViBe) aims to reshape Northwestern undergraduate bioscience education and prepare students to pursue cutting-edge research, advanced degrees, and professional careers in biological and biomedical sciences.
The Curriculum Innovation Fund is Princeton University's principal resource for supporting innovation in the undergraduate curriculum. With the endorsement of their department or program, faculty members may submit proposals for new or reimagined courses in any subject at any level.