Location

Concourse Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Event Website

http://www.umass.edu/studentsuccessconference/resources2011.php

Start Date

23-9-2011 3:45 PM

End Date

23-9-2011 4:30 PM

Description

STREAMS, an NSF-STEP grant held by Bridgewater State University, implements best-practice approaches to increasing the number of STEM graduates. STREAMS interventions include a summer bridge program, a mentoring program, curricular changes promoting inquiry-based teaching, Structured Learning Assistance in gateway courses, a Residential Learning Community, and better transfer student advising and articulation. This presentation will focus on the assessment strategies that encourage curricular change and evidence of increased student success in science and math at Bridgewater.

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Sep 23rd, 3:45 PM Sep 23rd, 4:30 PM

Poster Session - STREAMS: Improving Student Success in STEM at Bridgewater State University

Concourse Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

STREAMS, an NSF-STEP grant held by Bridgewater State University, implements best-practice approaches to increasing the number of STEM graduates. STREAMS interventions include a summer bridge program, a mentoring program, curricular changes promoting inquiry-based teaching, Structured Learning Assistance in gateway courses, a Residential Learning Community, and better transfer student advising and articulation. This presentation will focus on the assessment strategies that encourage curricular change and evidence of increased student success in science and math at Bridgewater.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/studentsuccess/2011/Sep23/32