Skip to main content

Table 1 Participant selection

From: Supporting improvements to undergraduate STEM instruction: an emerging model for understanding instructional change teams

  Identified Contacted Interviewed
Total number of projects    
  117 47 28
Identification method    
Award database 72 24 11
Community 45 23 17
Institution type(s)    
R1 59 13 11
R2/R3 27 13 7
Master’s 11 8 3
Baccalaureate 7 6 3
Mixed/other 13 7 4
Single or multiple institution(s)    
Single 88 37 20
Multiple 29 10 8
Project maturity    
Young (≤1 year) 34 14 9
Mature (≥1 year) 26 13 7
Nominally finished 34 11 6
Unknown 23 9 6
Primary funding source(s)    
NSF-IUSE 36 11 15
NSF-WIDER 15 3 2
NSF-STEP 16 5 2
NSF-RED 8 5 1
Other NSF 2 1 0
Helmsley/AAU 6 3 2
HHMI 11 4 2
Other external 1 1 0
Internal 9 4 4
Unknown 25 12 9
  1. Number of representatives of potentially team-based instructional change projects who were identified, contacted, and interviewed, broken down to show project characteristics. We aimed to maximize the variety in each of these characteristics within our dataset. The information presented here reflects what was known during the selection process