Advancing the STEM Agenda

Advancing the STEM Agenda

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In July 2011, the ASQ Education Division held its first Advancing the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Agenda in Education, the Workplace, and Society Conference at the University of WisconsinA–Stout. This publication is a selection of papers and workshops from this groundbreaking conference. The ideas presented here will help other educators and policy makers to develop their own innovative high-impact ideas for inspiring student interest in STEM careers, improving the delivery of STEM education at their schools and colleges, and helping STEM college graduates transition to the workplace. The chapters in this book reflect research and best practices, integrating the ideas of continuous improvement in combination with a can-do attitude, to provide a valuable resource that will lead others to consider similar innovative and collaborative educational structures that will drive more interest in STEM majors in college, and provide for our next generation of scientists, technicians, and engineers.During these meetings the chemistry, math, and reading instructors discussed the instructional schedules to ... Here students could access their grades and view course documents, assignments, practice problems and keys, quiz keys, study guides, tutorials, web links, ... data related to final math and chemistry grades and performance on both the COMPASS placement test and the TABE assessment.

Title:Advancing the STEM Agenda
Author:Cindy P. Veenstra, Fernando F. Padró, Julie A. Furst-Bowe
Publisher:ASQ Quality Press - 2012


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