An interdisciplinary group conducting STEM education
The RIT Science and Mathematics Education Research Collaborative runs a weekly journal club and monthly seminar series, open to all, and consults with faculty interested in incorporating research-based methods and assessment into their classrooms.
Rochester Institute of Technology College of Science
SMERC hosts the DBER (Discipline-Based Education Research) Research Experience for Undergraduates. The focus of the DBER REU program is on an emerging area of research - the use of models and representations in STEM.
Photonics and Optics Workforce Education Research (POWER) unites higher education, discipline-based education research, and workforce development in order to investigate core aspects of typical undergraduate STEM programs.