UMBC Science Education Research Unit
Mission Statement: To innovate the field of STEM education through engaging in and/or supporting faculty, staff, and students in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and STEM student success initiatives.
Vision Statement: To be a leader in innovative STEM pedagogical research and student success initiatives that address current challenges within STEM education.
Specific Aims of SERU:-To support, coordinate, and/or implement research projects that investigate strategies and best practices to improve STEM pedagogy and/or STEM student success -To disseminate scholarly work in academic journals, at local and national conferences or workshops, and other educational resources (open educational resources, STEM education databases, etc.)
(2018-12)Etheostoma is a genus of North American darter fish whose species have similar habitats and breeding seasons, yet hybridiza- tion is rare. Behavioral barriers have been demonstrated to play a key role in maintaining ...