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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Science Teaching

North facade of Heroy Geology Laboratory in early spring

The Department of Science Teaching serves as the hub for teaching, research and scholarship related to undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

The Department of Science Teaching is where students--and faculty--deepen their STEM knowledge and understanding of the latest research in teaching STEM subjects through hands-on labs and engaging demonstrations. The department's faculty members share a commitment to training university STEM educators to be leaders and innovators in their respective fields.

The department maintains close collaborations with STEM colleagues in each of the natural sciences and engineering and is a recognized leader in discipline-based STEM education research programs.

Advanced degree programs are centered around evidence-based, active learning teaching approaches and cutting-edge STEM education research focused on undergraduate and graduate science teaching and learning.

Faculty members in the Department of Science Teaching are internationally recognized for their leadership, scholarship and professional service. Alumni have achieved success around the globe in a wide range of STEM education-related careers in higher education, the private sector and government agencies.