Sarching the WTL in STEM Bibliographic Database

The following key words are used to organize and search the database.

Discipline

+ Biology and Life Sciences

+ Chemistry

+ Engineering

+ Math, Computer Science, and Statistics

+ Physics and Earth Science

Level

+ Introductory

+ Advanced

+ Capstone

Learning outcomes

+ Content knowledge

+ Conceptual understanding

+ Scientific method

+ Critical thinking

+ Communication

+ Metacognition

+ Professionalization (includes “Disciplinary ways of knowing”)

Research level

+ Descriptive

+ Analytic

+ Experimental

+ Meta-analysis

+ Review

Assignment type

# CPR

# Grant proposals

# Group project

# In-class writing

# Journal articles (includes journal-style papers)

# Journaling

# Lab report

# Literature review

# Multi-media project

# Multiple assignments

# Op/ed (includes position papers)

# Peer review

# Reflective essay

# Research proposal

# Short paper

# Summary

# Synthesis

# Term paper

# Thesis

# Ungraded writing

# Writing for publication

Research methods

+ Assessment

+ Analysis of assignments

+ Comparison groups

+ Discourse analysis

+ Evaluations

+ Exams

+ Focus groups

+ Grounded analysis

+ Interviews

+ Qualitative

+ Quantitative analysis

+ Rubric

+ Survey

+ Think aloud protocols

Misc

+ ESL (English as a second language)

+ Faculty development

+ Engagement (includes motivation and civic engagement)

+ Misconceptions

+ Real world