Malcom, S., Feder, M., Committee on Barriers and Opportunities in Completing 2-Year and 4-Year STEM .
Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees reviews research on the roles that people, processes, and institutions play in 2-and 4-year STEM degree production. This study pays special attention to the factors that influence students' decisions to...
Alper, J, Planning Committee for the National Summit on Developing a STEM Workforce Strategy.
The future competitiveness of the United States in an increasingly interconnected global economy depends on the nation fostering a workforce with strong capabilities and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). STEM knowledge and skills enable both individual...
National Research Council.
The undergraduate years are a turning point in producing scientifically literate citizens and future scientists and engineers. Evidence from research about how students learn science and engineering shows that teaching strategies that motivate and engage students will improve their...
Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board.
Review of Army Research Laboratory Programs for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions examines the ways in which historically black colleges and universities and minority institutions have used the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) funds to enhance the...
Klieger, D.M., Alders, R., Ezzo, C..
Now is an opportune time to consider new ways to ask registrants for the GRE® General Test about their race and ethnicity. Growth in the percentage of Americans who identify as multiracial suggests the possibility that a sizeable percentage...
Didion, C., Fortenberry, N.L., Rapporteurs, E.C..
On August 8-12, 2010 the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), convened the Colloquy on Minority Males in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), following the release of several reports highlighting the...
The achievement gaps that exist today are an affront to a society committed to equal educational opportunity and are a drag on the nation’s economy, prosperity and competitiveness. The large gap between Black males and others exists before these...
Kyllonen, P.C., Walters, A.M., Kaufman, J.C..
This report reviews the literature on noncognitive and other background predictors (e.g., personality, attitudes, and interests) as it pertains to graduate education. The first section reviews measures typically used in studies of graduate school outcomes, such as attrition and...
Chubin, D.E., Derrick, E., Feller, I., Phartiyal, P..
This report summarizes evidence and findings from the AAAS study of the NSF Science and Technology Centers Integrative Partnerships (STC) program. The study is supported by a merit-reviewed research grant directed at three specific assessment objectives of interest to...
This report responds to an NSF need to assess the performance and accomplishments of its Science & Technology Centers (STC) Integrative Partnerships Program, 2000-2009, against program goals and objectives in research, education, knowledge transfer, diversity, and integrative partnerships.
Committee on Gender Differences in Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine..
Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's...
Burton, N.W., Wang, M..
Results are reported for all departments and graduate schools combined and by discipline and, where sample sized permitted, for master’s and doctoral degree students, men and women, U.S. citizens and noncitizens, domestic ethnic groups, and test takers who took...