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Discipline Based Education Research (NAP report, 2012). Susan R. Singer, Natalie R. Nielsen, and Heidi A. Schweingruber, Editors, summarizes foundational knowledge in DBER for improving student learning outcomes. Also included in: Cross cutting issues.

Describing & Measuring Undergraduate STEM Teaching Practices (Conference report, AAAS, 2013). Describes practices for measurement of teaching excellence in STEM. Also included in: Assessing Change.

Achieving Systemic Change; a sourcebook for Advancing and Funding STEM Education (Workshop sourcebook, AACU , 2014). The sourcebook discusses how best to effect systemic change in undergraduate STEM, including the rationale for change, areas of investment, and key reports. Also included in: Strategies. Relevant for: Novices, Experts, Administrators

Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics (Journal article, PNAS, 2014). Scott Freeman, Sarah L. Eddy, Miles McDonough, Michelle K. Smith, Nnadozie Okoroafor, Hannah Jordt, and Mary Pat Wenderoth.Also included in: Cross cutting issues.

Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees: Systemic Change to Support Diverse Student Pathway (NAP report, 2016). S. Malcom & M. Feder (Eds.) Report outlining career pathways in STEM, including issues of identity and belonging, instructional practice, co-curricular supports, and policy. Also included in: Cross cutting issues.

Step Up and Lead for Equity: What Higher Education Can Do To Reverse our Deepening Divides (AACU pamphlet, 2015 ). Identifies key practices for addressing issues of equity at an institutional level. Also included in: Cross cutting issues.

Thanks for Listening (Opinion piece, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 2016 ). Describes the unpaid "care-work" female professors often engage in. Also included in: Cross-cutting issues.

Implicit social cognition: from measures to mechanisms (Journal article, Trends in Cognitive Science, 2011 ). Describes current trends in attending to, and measuring, implicit processes such as social perception, judgement and action.