The Current Status of STEM Education Research
Keywords: STEM, Technology Education, Review of Literature
AbstractThis paper explores the current Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education research base through an analysis of articles from eight journals focused on the STEM disciplines. Analyzed are both practitioner and research publications to determine the current scope of STEM education research, where current STEM education research is conducted and who is involved in current STEM education research. Articles from the eight journals were selected from based on the original authors discussion of STEM education in the articles. The findings from this article are summaries of the frequency of different research methods in STEM education, the outcomes of STEM education research, the participants in STEM education research, and the universities affiliated with STEM education research.
Copyright for articles published in this journal is retained by the Institute for STEM Education and Research with first publication rights granted to the journal. By virtue of their appearance in this open access journal, articles are free to use, with proper attribution, in educational and other non-commercial settings.