TIG Sessions 2013

AEA Conference TIG Sessions 2013

STEM Education and Training Evaluation TIG Business Meeting

Evaluating STEM Education Programs: Common Challenges and Promising Practices From FederallyFunded Programs

Representatives from NIH, NASA, USDA and an NSF evaluator.

Getting Ahead of the Curve: Evaluation Methods that Anticipate the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

STEM evaluation methods developed and field-tested in anticipation of the NGSS

Measuring Teachers' Fidelity of Implementation to Algebra Curricula that Emphasize Mathematical Practices

Measuring teachers' instructional practices and how well they support the development of students' mathematical thinking in states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM)

Broadening Participation in STEM and Culturally Responsive STEM Evaluation

Theoretical model of cultural responsiveness in STEM education; evaluation of leadership development for minority STEM professionals; broadening participation in geoscience; assessing a summer institute for faculty on undergrad science ed.

Content, Pedagogy, and Diversity: Evaluating STEM Programs Using the Values-engaged, Educative Approach

Assessing STEM education across the pipeline for science content, effective pedagogy and diversity concerns; attending to culture and diversity in evaluating research traineeships; Incorporating multiple stakeholds in multisite evaluation.

Engaging Research Scientists in STEM Evaluation

Ways to evaluate the impact of programs and services on research scientists.

Evaluation of K-12 STEM Programs for Teachers and Students

University/Middle school partnership; program to increase middle school girls' knowledge of STEM careers; STEM teacher development using industry and other real life research settings; measures of STEM teacher professional growth.

STEM Education Initiatives - Seriously Tricky Evaluation Measures?

Perspectives at the local, state, regional, and national level regarding science teaching, learning and literacy.

Undergraduate STEM Engagement

Evaluations in higher education: Impact of an undergrad research experience, a neuroscience course and knowledge networks in a large engineering project.

Compared to What? Comparison Data for Evaluating Postsecondary STEM Interventions

Creative approaches to developing comparison data.

STEM Programs at 30,000 Feet: Large-scale, MultiSite and State Initiatives

Evaluating a statewide STEM initiative in Iowa, the NSF Discovery Research K-12 program and the NSF Science Technology Center.

How do We Evaluate the STEM Composite? Building Consensus Regarding STEM Consideration, Definition, Implementation, and Instruction

Work done by a volunteer group of P-20 educators in New York with input into a discussion of the challenges facing evaluators in the STEM environment.