CeMaST adds to the body of research and knowledge on campus through the scholarly productivity of the Director, Associate Directors and Assistant Directors, and CeMaST Fellows, and collaborations with other ISU faculty members. CeMaST also supports journal editors on campus with logistical, technical editing, and management abilities for running their journals.
CeMaST supports Illinois State University faculty in their pursuit of funded projects and activities in science, technology, and mathematics education. CeMaST services include: Proposal Development Services, Implementation Services, Travel Awards, and Professional Innovation Grants.
Project EDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry & Exploration) aims to introduce large, long-term, and sensor-based dataset analysis activities into undergraduate classrooms to improve quantitative skills and reasoning, to develop scientific discourse and argumentation, and to increase student engagement in science.
Conference objectives are to increase the personal connections among Midwest Noyce project members, utilize these new and/or strengthened connections to share expertise and knowledge across Midwest Noyce projects, support the professional development of Noyce Scholars, and build a community of practice among Noyce Scholars.
This National Institutes of Health funded project draws faculty from the College of Arts and Science, the College of Education, Milner Library, as well as faculty from other institutions, the Central Illinois Neuroscience Foundation (CINF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the MIT Press. CeMaST provides support to this multi-faceted project.
CeMaST invites ISU faculty to attend a STEM Education meeting to acquaint themselves with current information in the STEM Education field.
With increasing national attention on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, numerous resources are available to aid researchers. Many agencies provide funding opportunities for those interested in developing, refining, testing, or researching STEM-based activities. There are also numerous agencies and organizations that provide STEM educational resources and useful information about STEM.