Jerry Kang, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion recently shared that the new EDI website is now live at equity.ucla.edu. Within the “Educational Materials” menu item are some great […]
Researchers who found that Calculus I pushes 1.5 times as many women as men out STEM majors suggest that women’s confidence in their ability matters more in their decision to switch than their demonstrated ability.
Published by WILEY Elizabeth F. Barkley is the author of several widely used books on active learning in the classroom including Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty (Jossey-Bass, 2010) […]
The authors of this article test five factors commonly proposed to positively impact the female students’ choice of a career in physical science. Of these five factors, they find that the only one to have a positive effect was the explicit discussion of the underrepresentation of women in physics. Further study of this factor finds that it creates opportunity for students’ preconceptions of the world of science on a professional and educational level to change, and thus facilitates the development of a female students’ physics identity.
Students, parents, and government agencies need as much information as possible about the outcomes of the higher education experience and the extent to which they can expect a fair return […]
Regardless of your experience using clickers, this is a wonderful resource to help you employ best practices for engaging students during lecture: “Using Clickers Effectively” Evidence-based clicker practice in the […]
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