Table of Contents for Advancing the STEM Agenda : Quality Improvement Supports STEM : Selected Papers from the 2011 Advancing the STEM Agenda in Education, the Workplace and Society Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, July, 2011


List of Figures and Tables
ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Editors' Biographies xv
About the ASQ Education Division and the University of Wisconsin-Stout xvii
Introduction 1(8)
Cindy P. Veenstra
Section I Developing New Collaborative Models toward STEM Education
9(48)
Chapter 1 A Holistic Model for Supporting a Diverse Student Body in the STEM Fields
11(18)
Krista C. James
Kitrina Carlson
Chapter 2 Partnering for Success in the 21st Century
29(12)
Maureen M. McMahon
Terri T. Showers
Chapter 3 SySTEMically Improving Student Academic Achievement in Mathematics and Science
41(16)
Kevin Mason
Jerrilyn Brewer
Jerry Redman
Charles Bomar
Petre Ghenciu
Mike LeDocq
Carolyn Chapel
Section II Building Interest in K-12 STEM
57(24)
Chapter 4 K-12 Outreach Programs in STEM: Strategies for Development and Continuous Improvement
59(10)
Paul D. Plotkowski
Chapter 5 Toward a New Paradigm: A Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Engineering Education
69(12)
Kenneth Reid
Eric T. Baumgartner
Section III Case Studies: Building Interest among College Students in STEM and Helping Them Succeed
81(68)
Chapter 6 Developmental Math Design for a Science-Math Bridge Program
83(14)
Luanne Borowicz
Emily Baguhn
Chapter 7 Inspiring Non-Science Students in STEM Courses: Illustrated Novels in Two Linked Learning Communities
97(16)
Maleka P. Hashmi
Jennifer E. Grant
Deanna Suilmann
Chapter 8 Mathematics Placement and Student Success: The Transition to College Mathematics
113(14)
Dave Boyles
Christopher Prayer
Leonida Ljumanovic
James A. Swenson
Chapter 9 Differences in Engineering Students' Beliefs About Knowledge Across Educational Levels
127(22)
Bethany A. King
Susan Magun-Jackson
Section IV Gender Issues in STEM Education
149(42)
Chapter 10 Women in College Physics Classes: Does Gendered Context Affect Performance on Tests?
151(16)
Laura McCullough
Chapter 11 "Keeping Up My Image": Balancing Engineering Identity with Gender Identity
167(14)
Jennifer A. Skaggs
Chapter 12 Gender Stereotypes Persist in Middle School Students Engaged in Technical Activity
181(10)
Sue Caley Opsal
Dorene Perez
Jim Gibson
Rose Marie Lynch
Section V Transition from College STEM Majors into the Workforce
191(42)
Chapter 13 STEM and Job Churning: One Influence Impacting STEM Career Choice
193(12)
Fernando F. Padro
Chapter 14 A Socialization Model for Entry of Engineering Students into the Workplace through a Co-op Program
205(14)
Chris Plouff
James E. Barott
Chapter 15 STUDENTfacturED: A Biomanufacturing Classroom Enterprise for Innovative Student Training in Quality & Regulations
219(14)
Vivian Ngan-Winward
Section VI Innovating for the Future
233(34)
Chapter 16 Fab Labs: Re-envisioning STEM Teacher Preparation
235(14)
Sylvia Tiala
Chapter 17 Increasing Sustainability of STEM Intervention Programs through Evaluation
249(18)
Casey E. George-Jackson
Blanca Rincon
Summary and Recommendations 267(8)
Cindy P. Veenstra
Fernando F. Padro
Julie A. Furst-Bowe
Author Index 275(4)
Subject Index 279