Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Evaluation & Research

General Statement:

The STEM Evaluation Program is a field leader in systems-based evaluation of STEM education initiatives. We aim to contribute to the national dialogue on evidence-based education by contributing to large-scale grant-funded evaluation initiatives. Our team embraces interdisciplinary, collaborative, and systems-based approaches to evaluation. As an active part of the Yale Center for Teaching and Learning, we are dedicated to training early career researchers through postdocs, internships, and undergraduate work-study opportunities.

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Program Goals and Objectives:

1. Develop evaluation tools and methods in STEM education.
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2. Produce data to inform college STEM education initiatives.
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3. Foster a culture of evaluation and evidence-based teaching at Yale and in the Summer Institute community.
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4. Create technical and collaborative infrastructures to support STEM education evaluation projects in the Yale and Summer Institute communities.
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Evaluation Programs:

Current:

NSF-Funded Evaluation of the Summer Institutes
HHMI Yale Campus Grant
Helmsley STEM Education Program
Evaluation for the HHMI Undergraduate Education Grant

Past:

Evaluation for the HHMI-Funded Summer Institutes Program

People:

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Collaborations:

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Papers:

David Gross Paper on Student Engagement (Increased Preclass Preparation Underlies Student Outcome Improvement in the Flipped Classroom)
 

Conferences:

 

Resources and Opportunities:

Summer Institute Database
Summer Institute Collaboration Platform
Evaluation Consultation
Work Study for Yale Students

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If you have any questions about the site, please contact Jonathan Waterhouse at jonathan.waterhouse@yale.edu.