Higher Education

STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Evaluation

Agency: National Science Foundation

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) of the National Science Foundation has funded more than 200 grant projects since its inception in 2001. STEP seeks to increase the number of students receiving associate or baccalaureate degrees in established or emerging fields within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Collaborative Research: Project DIRACC: Developing and Investigating a Rigorous Approach to Conceptual Calculus

Agency: National Science Foundation

Arizona State University and RMC Research Corporation proposed to the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) a project called Collaborative Research: Project DIRACC: Developing and Investigating a Rigorous Approach to Conceptual Calculus. DIRACC was funded September 2016, (NSF award 1625678) and will conclude in August 2018.

Collaborative Approaches to Undergraduate Science Education (CAUSE)

Agency: Lewis & Clark College

Collaborative Approaches to Undergraduate Science Education (CAUSE) was a 3 year project conducted by Lewis and Clark College and funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. RMC Research was responsible for assisting CAUSE project staff in the revision of an evaluation designed by another firm.

East Metro Mathematics Leadership Project

Agency: David Douglas School District

The East Metro Mathematics Leadership (EaMML) Math Science Partnership is a collaboration among David Douglas School District, Centennial School District, the Multnomah Education Service District, and Portland State University. The 3-year project aims to develop math teacher leaders who will support principled teaching and learning of mathematics in their classrooms, schools, and districts.

Enhancing STEM Education at Oregon State University (ESTEME@OSU)

Agency: Oregon State University

Enhancing STEM Education at Oregon State University (ESTEME@OSU) was a 3 year project funded by the National Science Foundation. The project catalyzed institutional change by integrating two evidence-based instructional practices (EBIPs), interactive engagement and cooperative learning, in delivery of targeted classes in five STEM programs (biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics) through scaling and cross-pollination.

Revisiting Purple Mountain Majesties—From Sea to Shining Sea: Revisiting our American Ideals

Agency: Douglas County (OR) Education Service District

RMC Research conducted the program evaluation and research associated with From Sea to Shining Sea: Revisiting Our American Ideals, a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education and implemented by Douglas Education Service District in Roseburg, Oregon.

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