Accession Number:

AD1058556

Title:

DoD HBCU/MSI ED Center

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,04 Apr 2011,03 Jan 2017

Corporate Author:

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Edinburg United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-03-30

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The C-STEM grant had five activities. Three of the activities centered around the teaching pedagogy of Challenge-Based Instruction CBI. Activity 2 focused on the professional development of university faculty on CBI. Activity 1 focused on the development of curricula materials for STEM university classes, while Activity 3 focused on the development of curricula materials for two STEM outreach programs the Texas Pre-Freshman Engineering Program TexPREP which is a program for middle school and high school students and the South Texas College Dual Enrollment Engineering Academy which is a high school program for students seeking dual enrollment. Moreover, Activity 4 was a research program for undergraduate STEM students that allowed them to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty mentor with the objective of increasing the number of students pursuing graduate degrees. Finally, Activity 5 focused on the STEM academic, professional, and career development of undergraduate and graduate students and also provided hands-on STEM activities to K-12 students.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE