Board on Science Education
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Thursday, October 30, 2014 
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   BOSE - TOPICS

Higher Education

Informal, Afterschool, and Public Engagement

Information and Communication Technology

PreK-12

Standards and Assessment

Policy and Program Reviews

Higher Education

Higher Education covers postsecondary science education beyond 12th grade, taking up issues relevant to 2- and 4-year colleges and universities. This topic also includes the transition from high school to college and preparation for the workforce and science-related professions.

Projects

 

Reports

Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering  (BOSE)
2012

The National Science Foundation funded a synthesis study on the status, contributions, and future direction of discipline-based education research (DBER) in physics, biological sciences, geosciences,... Read more


Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape: Summary of a Summit  (BHEW,BLS,BOSE)
2012

The National Research Council (NRC) and National Academy of Engineering (NAE) have released a new report, Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape: Summary of a Summit. Based on a... Read more


Promising Practices in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education:Summary of Two Workshops  (BOSE)
2011

Numerous teaching, learning, assessment, and institutional innovations in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education have emerged in the past decade. Because... Read more


Exploring the Intersection of Science Education and 21st Century Skills:A Workshop Summary  (BOSE,CFE)
2010

An emerging body of research suggests that a set of broad "21st century skills"--such as adaptability, complex communication skills, and the ability to solve non-routine problems--are valuable across... Read more


Improving Undergraduate Instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Report of a Workshop  (BOSE)
2003

Participants in this workshop were asked to explore three related questions: (1) how to create measures of undergraduate learning in STEM courses; (2) how such measures might be organized into a... Read more


Enhancing Undergraduate Learning with Information Technology:A Workshop Summary  (BOSE)
2002

PLANNING GROUP FOR THE WORKSHOP ON THE ROLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN IMPROVING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Marshall S.... Read more


Evaluating and Improving Undergraduate Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics  (BOSE)
2002

Economic, academic, and social forces are causing undergraduate schools to start a fresh examination of teaching effectiveness. Administrators face the complex task of developing equitable,... Read more


Learning and Understanding:Improving Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in U.S. High Schools  (BOSE,BOTA)
2002

This book takes a fresh look at programs for advanced studies for high school students in the United States, with a particular focus on the Advanced Placement and the International Baccalaureate... Read more


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