Erin L. Vinson
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Teachers observed 51 university-level science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses and collected information on the active-engagement nature of instruction. These results give a… Expand
The authors observed university STEM classes and documented clicker use. Comparisons of classes taught with and without clickers show that the use of clickers does not significantly impact lecture… Expand
Despite the need for a strong Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) workforce, there is a high attrition rate for students who intend to complete undergraduate majors in these… Expand
The instructional practices used in introductory college courses often differ dramatically from those used in high school courses, and dissatisfaction with these practices is cited by students as a… Expand
Introductory STEM courses represent entry points into a major, and student experiences in these courses can affect both their persistence and success in STEM disciplines. Identifying course-based… Expand