Books and Articles on University STEM Teaching
The following key publications summarize recent developments in University Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education and are available to read or download for free:
- Brewer C, D Smith Eds. (2011). Vision and change in undergraduate biology education: a call to action. American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Beuning, PJ, DZ Besson, SA Snyder (2014). Teach Better, Save Time, and Have More Fun: A Guide to Teaching and Mentoring in Science. Tucson, AZ: Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
- Kober, N (2015). Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
- National Academy of Sciences. 2011. Expanding underrepresented minority participation: America’s science and technology talent at a crossroads. Washington DC: National Academies Press.
- National Research Council. 2012. Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
- National Research Council. 2013. Adapting to a Changing World--Challenges and Opportunities in Undergraduate Physics Education. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
The Caltech Project for Effective Teaching and the Caltech Library maintains an extensive Special Collection on Teaching and Learning; please explore via the link above for more books relevant to university STEM teaching and professional development.