Florida NEF STEM is a hub for Science and Technology Innovation by providing support for the improvement of teaching and learning in STEM through research, pedagogical activities, and partnerships.

Goals

  1. Positioning the Center specifically, and UNF more broadly, as a nexus for STEM teaching and learning that improves STEM educational outcomes in Northeast Florida.
  2. Partnering with other region resources, including scholars, educators, and community members, to build high impact STEM learning opportunities.
  3. Adding to the scientific literature base by engaging in basic and applied research into individuals’ learning and development of expertise in STEM fields.
  4. Using evidence developed from basic and applied research with the broader scientific literature to develop evidenced-based practices to improve teaching and learning across Northeast Florida within formal and informal learning contexts.