Available resources include:

  • STEM-UP PA research on gender equity climate at five colleges or universities in south central Pennsylvania
  • STEM-UP PA Annual Reports
  • Recruitment and Selection for a Diverse Faculty handbook (available by request)

Key Partners:

Suggested Reading:

Other Resources:

NSF Website Statistics on “Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering”
Rutgers: Career Equity Resource Center Includes gender bias in STEM, benefits of STEM for women, and how the future will impact women in STEM
Rutgers: Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Links to the literature used for their program
University of Michigan: Dissertation Research Attempts to Improve Women’s Motivation in STEM Fields by Countering the Unfeminine-STEM Stereotype
Michigan News How dads influence their daughter’s interest in math
Michigan Deep Blue Library Explicit and implicit stereotypes for Feminine role models in STEM
WISELI website Links to Support Organizations and Research Resources
Laser Focus World Article Women in STEM fields still need support
STEM Equity Pipeline This is a master list of the Resources that are offered on their website
Iowa State University’s Foundation Includes information on their program with youth as well as college graduates. There are also statistics about students in STEM
Psychology Press The importance of differentiating recruitment and retention in STEM, also discusses role models
University of Washington: Department of Psychology
The Impact of Implicit Bias on Women and Underrepresented Minorities in STEM
STEMUP-PA™ Bibliography References used during STEMUP-PA™ research
Engineering Degree Guide The Comprehensive Resource for Engineering Degrees
Types of Engineering Degrees 30 Different Types of Engineering Degrees
The Wall Street Journal Where are all the senior-level women?
Academy of Management Journal A Social Capitol Theory of Career Success
Journal of Business Ethics Understanding the Strength of Gentleness: Soft Skilled Leadership on the Rise
TED Talks Start With Why-Simon Sinek

Below is schedule from the Teaching Innovations Symposium held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Dixon Center in Harrisburg. You can see the schedule below. Speaker contact information and presentation material is available by clicking on the links in the table.

start end Conference Room A Boardroom Conference Room B Conference Room C
8:00 8:30 Coffee / Registration
8:30 8:40 Opening/Welcome
  Track: Lab Techniques Track: Active Learning I Track: Online Tools Track: Flipped Classrooms
8:45 9:10 Curtis Zaleski Rob Swatski [website] [twitter: @ProfSwatski] Lea Rosenberry and Tamara Eyester Dil Singhabahu
Incorporating Mentored Undergraduate Research in an Upper-Division Laboratory Course Using iPads and iTunes U Courses to Enhance Pre-Clinical Anatomy and Physiology Instruction Audio, Documents, and Screens, Oh My! Free and Easy Online Collaboration Statistical Analysis of Traditional and Flipped teaching in Elementary Statistics
9:15 9:40 Abdullah Konak Kim Johnson Julie Lang Jeanine Page
Collaborative Learning in Virtual Computer Laboratories Using Technology for Formative Assessment I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends: Upper Level Microbiology Online, it is Possible! Results from a Flipped Classroom: Anatomy and Physiology
9:45 10:10 Rajarajan Subramanian Kathryn Allen Lea Rosenberry and Tamara Eyester Becky Lowe
Laboratory Component in Engineering Courses: Essential? Chemistry Course Collage Using Digital Game-Based Learning in Online Math Courses Student engagement in Large Classes is Not an Oxymoron
10:10 10:30 BREAK
Track: Student Engagement Track: Active Learning II Track: Discipline Specific Tools Track: Soft Skills for Students
10:30 10:55 Christine Robinson Kunio Mitsuma Pranshu Gupta Susannah Gal
First Impressions Using a Reciprocal Interview Activity to Set the Tone for the Semester Video-Delivery of Face-to-Face Lectures (use credentials)
user: stemuppa
password: 9Vu(eqVng,
Teaching Logic using Mobile Apps (Computer Science) Peer review of writing to improve on scientific communication
11:00 11:25 Lyn McQuaid Ondra Kielbasa Shirley Fischer-Drowos Sadan Kulturel-Konak
Covert Motivation in the Mathematics Classroom Introducing Active Learning into the Traditional Lecture Format: A “Clickers” Case Study Using Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) in Analytical Chemistry Peer Evaluation and Assessment Resource (PEAR): A Web-based Application
11:30 11:55 Dana Olanoff Sarah Bryant and Lance Bryant Susannah Gal Michele Mont
Getting to Know Your Students Through Reflective Writing Assignments Thinking Outside the Box: Vertical Integration with a Math Circle [project website] Case studies in science as a way to make concepts more real (biology) Why Do I Need to Take a Writing Course: The Importance of General Education Courses within the Stem Curriculum
12:00 2:00 LUNCH and NETWORKING

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