Research for Inclusive STEM Education Center

We promote equity in the experiences of undergraduates in STEM through innovative education research conducted at scale.

Research to include

Research to include

Check out our ongoing research projects, recent publications and presentations, and research teams!

Explore research

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Resources to include

Interested in making your course more inclusive based on our research? Take a look at our freely available teaching resources.

Use resources

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Innovate to include

The RISE Center is constantly exploring new and innovative ideas for broadening inclusion in undergraduate STEM education. See what we are doing that is new and exciting, pitch an idea to us, or get involved in the activities of the center.

Innovate with us

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Services to include

Are you interested in a workshop about inclusion? Do you want to evaluate a course or program? The RISE Center offers numerous services by experts in inclusion, including invited talks, workshops, and evaluation of courses, including course-based undergraduate research experiences.

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Help support our mission to provide inclusive undergraduate STEM education by donating today!

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RISE Center Current Events and Announcements

RISE Center appoints student ambassadors to make STEM more inclusive

The State Press

The ASU Research for Inclusive STEM Education Center has launched a group of RISE ambassadors, bringing together undergraduate students determined to make STEM at ASU more inclusive by identifying inequities in education and implementing strategies. The RISE Center founded the group, composed of 13 undergraduate ambassadors, in January 2023. 

A Matter of (Teaching) Style: Active Learning and Student Identities

Inside HigherEd

In the recent Student Voice survey, students cite teaching style as a major barrier to their academic success. Research points to active learning as a solution, but experts on pedagogy and identity offer some major caveats for professors looking to mix up their instructional approaches. RISE Center Director, Sara Brownell, is featured in this article, highlighting how important it is to consider different identities when using active learning in a classroom.

ASU study finds active learning can alleviate depression for undergraduates

ASU News

In a new study published in Life Sciences Education, Arizona State University researchers and RISE Center members Katey Cooper, Tala Araghi, and Carly Busch highlight how active learning has the potential to both alleviate and exacerbate depressive symptoms in undergraduates. 

Upcoming events

What am I actually measuring? The role of validity evidence in STEM education research

 Jun 01, 2023    9:00 am

This talk is the sixth and final of the SABER Seminar series and will be held over Zoom at this link.

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