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Table 4 Example strategies informed by barrier and driver categories

From: Faculty drivers and barriers: laying the groundwork for undergraduate STEM education reform in academic departments

Barrier or driver Example strategies
Barrier: lack of time Mini-grants supported individual faculty or teams of faculty to explore and implement EBIPs and assessment strategies; all departments have had at least one project
Barrier: lack of pedagogical knowledge/information A list of pedagogical strategies with discipline-specific references was created for each STEM department; one department posted this table in their lounge as a starting point for discussion.
Driver: encourages collaboration and shared objectives In response to department activity, communities of practice were supported to engage faculty in continued exploration of specific pedagogies.
Driver: improves teaching and assessment Data team created to assist faculty in using institutional student data to inform their teaching