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  1. Content type: Research

    A sample of 1448 students in grades 7 and 9 was drawn from public schools in Atlantic Canada to explore students’ knowledge of science and mathematics requirements for science, technology, engineering, and mat...

    Authors: Karen A. Blotnicky, Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Frederick French and Phillip Joy

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:22

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    High-stakes assessments, such the Graduate Records Examination, have transitioned from paper to computer administration. Low-stakes research-based assessments (RBAs), such as the Force Concept Inventory, have ...

    Authors: Jayson M. Nissen, Manher Jariwala, Eleanor W. Close and Ben Van Dusen

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:21

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  3. Content type: Short report

    Productive learning processes and good learning outcomes can be attained by applying the basic elements of active learning. The basic elements include fostering discussions and disputations, facing alternative...

    Authors: Pekka Koskinen, Joni Lämsä, Jussi Maunuksela, Raija Hämäläinen and Jouni Viiri

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:20

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    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) organized a STEM Challenge initiative to explore how intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs) can be developed in a reasonable amount of time to help students learn STEM topics. T...

    Authors: Arthur C. Graesser, Xiangen Hu, Benjamin D. Nye, Kurt VanLehn, Rohit Kumar, Cristina Heffernan, Neil Heffernan, Beverly Woolf, Andrew M. Olney, Vasile Rus, Frank Andrasik, Philip Pavlik, Zhiqiang Cai, Jon Wetzel, Brent Morgan, Andrew J. Hampton…

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:15

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  5. Content type: Research

    Contemporary work in the design and development of intelligent training systems employs task analysis (TA) methods for gathering knowledge that is subsequently encoded into task models. These task models form ...

    Authors: Anna Skinner, David Diller, Rohit Kumar, Jan Cannon-Bowers, Roger Smith, Alyssa Tanaka, Danielle Julian and Ray Perez

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:14

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  6. Content type: Research

    Interactive learning environments often provide help strategies to facilitate learning. Hints, for example, help students recall relevant concepts, identify mistakes, and make inferences. However, several stud...

    Authors: Paul Salvador Inventado, Peter Scupelli, Korinn Ostrow, Neil Heffernan III, Jaclyn Ocumpaugh, Victoria Almeda and Stefan Slater

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:13

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  7. Content type: Research

    This study investigated learning outcomes and user perceptions from interactions with a hybrid intelligent tutoring system created by combining the AutoTutor conversational tutoring system with the Assessment ...

    Authors: Benjamin D. Nye, Philip I. Pavlik Jr., Alistair Windsor, Andrew M. Olney, Mustafa Hajeer and Xiangen Hu

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:12

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  8. Content type: Research

    Though active-learning instruction has the potential to positively impact the preparation and diversity of STEM graduates, not all instructors are able to achieve this potential. One important factor is the te...

    Authors: Anna Jo J. Auerbach and Tessa C. Andrews

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:19

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  9. Content type: Guest Editorial

    This special issue presents evaluations of four intelligent tutoring systems. These systems were funded under the Office of Naval Research’s STEM Grand Challenge for intelligent tutoring systems. The systems e...

    Authors: Scotty D. Craig, Arthur C. Graesser and Ray S. Perez

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:11

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  10. Content type: Research

    Women and students of color are widely underrepresented in most STEM fields. In order to investigate this underrepresentation, we interviewed 201 college seniors, primarily women and people of color, who eithe...

    Authors: Katherine Rainey, Melissa Dancy, Roslyn Mickelson, Elizabeth Stearns and Stephanie Moller

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:10

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  11. Content type: Research

    Undergraduate research experiences (UREs) have been proposed as means to increase the retention and engagement of minority—and more specifically Hispanic—college students in science, technology, engineering, a...

    Authors: Laura Rodríguez Amaya, Tania Betancourt, Kristina Henry Collins, Orlando Hinojosa and Carlos Corona

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:9

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  12. Content type: Research

    Science in the Learning Gardens (henceforth, SciLG) program was designed to address two well-documented, inter-related educational problems: under-representation in science of students from racial and ethnic m...

    Authors: Dilafruz R. Williams, Heather Brule, Sybil S. Kelley and Ellen A. Skinner

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:8

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  13. Content type: Research

    Research has shown that active learning promotes student learning and increases retention rates of STEM undergraduates. Yet, instructors are reluctant to change their teaching approaches for several reasons, i...

    Authors: Sneha Tharayil, Maura Borrego, Michael Prince, Kevin A. Nguyen, Prateek Shekhar, Cynthia J. Finelli and Cynthia Waters

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:7

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  14. Content type: Research

    Makers are a growing community of STEM-minded people who bridge technical and non-technical backgrounds to imagine, build and fabricate engineering systems. Some have engineering training, some do not. This pa...

    Authors: Christina Foster, Aubrey Wigner, Micah Lande and Shawn S. Jordan

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:6

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  15. Content type: Research

    In a science classroom, students do not simply learn scientific ways of doing, knowing, and reasoning unless they find ways of appropriating scientific discourse. In the Next Generation Science Standards, majo...

    Authors: Soon C. Lee and Karen E. Irving

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:5

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  16. Content type: Research

    Current reforms in K-12 STEM education call for integration between science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Such integration of STEM disciplines at the K-12 level offers students an opportuni...

    Authors: Emily A. Dare, Joshua A. Ellis and Gillian H. Roehrig

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:4

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    This paper adapts the four-frame model of organizational change to the context of higher education. We offer the model as a tool for researchers and change agents who wish to study and enact systemic change wi...

    Authors: Daniel L. Reinholz and Naneh Apkarian

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:3

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  18. Content type: Short report

    The University of Maine Stormwater Management and Research Team (SMART) program began in 2014 with the goal of creating a diverse science-technology-engineering-math (STEM) pathway with community water researc...

    Authors: Mohamad Musavi, Wilhelm A. Friess, Cary James and Jennifer C. Isherwood

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:2

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  19. Content type: Research

    Successful outcomes of the Learning Assistant (LA) model include increased learning outcomes in STEM gateway courses and increased persistence to graduation among LAs and the students they serve. While there a...

    Authors: Laken M. Top, Sarah A. Schoonraad and Valerie K. Otero

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2018 5:1

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  20. Content type: Research

    Preparing today’s undergraduate students from science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and related health professions to solve wide-sweeping healthcare challenges is critical. Moreover, it is imperati...

    Authors: Patrice M. Ludwig, Jacquelyn K. Nagel and Erica J. Lewis

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2017 4:33

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    The articles in this volume reflect the continued popularity of video in professional development and raise important questions about how to situate video productively in varied contexts. Together, they highli...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. van Es and Miriam Gamoran Sherin

    Citation: International Journal of STEM Education 2017 4:32

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