NOVA Impact

  • 106 particpating institutions nationwide
  • 23 national workshops
  • More than 150 courses developed or modified to incorporate inquiry-based approach.
88% of action research studies conducted in NOVA courses described:
  • Improvement in undergraduate students' science and/or math content knowledge
  • Improvement attitudes toward STEM subject
  • Enhanced science process skills
  • Improved K-12 teaching efficacy
NOVA Network Institutions:
  • Submitted additional grants for funding
  • Presented 92 papers at conferences
  • Authored 22 refereed journal articles and 7 theses and dissertations.
NOVA Faculty authored chapters in Reform in Undergraduate Science Teaching for the 21st Century by Sunal, Wright, Day (Eds.)(2004).

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Additional Resources related to the NOVA Program

Higher Education Learning Project (Physics)