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Tutorials in STEM courses: are they useful?

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?

STEM issues

STEM attrition discussed in NYT

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