Below, you will see the description of a research study that is being launched this year in the department of Mathematics, Physics & Engineering at Mount Royal University (MRU). Please contact me by email or by leaving a comment on this blog if you have comments or questions, would like references, or would like to… Continue reading Tutorials in STEM courses: are they useful?
This made me laugh. It’s pretty representative of my own first year engineering exam experience – except for the singing and music! My favourite part is the guy in the yellow shirt in the front row who keeps working!
Why Science Majors Change their Minds (It’s just so darn hard) I thought this was a well-balanced article in terms of addressing the many possible reasons why attrition in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering & math) is so high – around 40%. It doesn’t suggest that any one thing in particular is to blame, but… Continue reading STEM attrition discussed in NYT