Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Applied Math Activity

Activity: Applied Math Activity

Submitted by Sarah Lams, Applied Math


  1. To enable students to effectively formulate and communicate mathematical ideas, and to engage with challenging mathematical concepts in a supportive classroom environment.
  2. To gain confidence as mathematical thinkers through practicing math problems in class

Class: AM147 – Applied Math, Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Quick Polling for Data Assessments

Activity: Intro to Data Science Lecture

Submitted by Rafael A. Irizarry, Public Health


  • To allow both the student and the teaching staff to gauge if the lecture material is being understood.

 Class: BIO 260 –Introduction to Data Science

Introduction/Background: This in-class activity is part of a Biostatistics course that incorporates assessment questions throughout the lecture as an activity-based learning technique.

Mining Shakespeare

Activity: Mining Shakespeare

Submitted by Peter Henstock, STEM


  • To introduce students to the basics on natural language processing
  • To utilize clustering and other machine learning approaches in a familiar context and trying traditional and non-traditional approaches to gain insight

Class: CSCI E-81– Machine Learning and Data Mining


Action Learning in Strategies for Sustainability Management