STEM - All Reports and Products
Monday, May 6, 2013
Report: The Price of a Science Ph.D.
A recent report from AIR's Center for STEM Education & Innovation found that financing a Ph.D. in the sciences results in high levels of debt, particularly for underrepresented minorities.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Report: Teacher Practice and Student Outcomes in Arts-Integrated Learning Settings: A Review of Literature
AIR conducted a review of key literature in 2011–12 exploring the measurement of teacher practice and student learning in arts-integrated settings through a project funded by the Department of Education and offered by the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
This report, produced by AIR with consultation from the Institute for Higher Education Policy, details the key issues to consider and steps we should take to improve our position in STEM innovation. It includes six critical policy questions, along with an open letter to the nation on broadening perceptions in order to broaden participation.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
This issue brief is the first in a series produced by AIR to promote research, policy, and practice related to broadening the participation of traditionally underrepresented groups in STEM doctoral education and the workforce.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
AIR is developing a tool to identify barriers and leakages in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education pipeline with an audit tool that identifies specific factors contributing to the low completion rates of STEM students. The tool will help locate specific problems within institutions and their STEM departments.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
This study, conducted by AIR and Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) for the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands (REL-NEI), tested the impact of expanding access to Algebra I to grade 8 students by offering an online course in schools that do not typically offer Algebra I in grade.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Over 200 nationally recognized leaders from academia, corporations, government and the media will examine the research, policy, and practices that have emerged to transform and strengthen teaching and learning through the effective use of technology on November 15-16, 2010 at the National Center for Technology Innovation’s (NCTI) Technology Innovators Conference.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Report: Informing Grades 1-6 Mathematics Standards Development: What Can Be Learned From High-Performing Hong Kong, Korea, and Singapore
This report examines one approach to internationally benchmarking mathematics standards for grades 1–6 against the composite standards of three high-mathematics-performing Asian countries: Hong Kong, Korea, and Singapore.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
AIR has developed the Center for STEM Education and Innovation to support the urgent national need to prepare more students for educational and career success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Thursday, October 1, 2009
This review follows a “pathways” approach that examines how underrepresented minorities enter and advance through STEM careers.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
This report shows the results of AIR's review of the Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) program's evaluation portfolio.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Brochure: NCTI Brochure
The National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI) advances learning opportunities for all students, with a special focus on individuals with disabilities.
Saturday, April 7, 2007
Report: The Impact of Culture and Context on Program Evaluation: The Model Institutions for Excellence Program
This paper specifically highlights the role of culture and context in the evaluation of this NSF/NASA sponsored program.
Monday, January 29, 2007
This report begins by sharing data and research on the problem of minority male achievement and the narrow pipeline to STEM careers, and discusses the Model Institutions for Excellence Program and why it is ideally poised to lead the Expanding the K–16 Pool effort.
Wednesday, November 1, 2006
The purpose of this review was to identify key findings from research regarding mathematics and science educational reform that could inform Microsoft’s philanthropic investments as well as the reform agendas of other school districts.