STEMS² as a construct is a developing body of research. The list below includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, student master theses and relevant presentations.
Below are sample masterʻs thesis and project works produced by STEMS² masterʻs alumni. To view the full selected STEMS² collection please visit Scholarspace.
- Mason, L. (2018). Design Thinking + STEMS²: A teacher research study on the development and implementation of an integrated place-based design curriculum. University of Hawai‘i – Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.
- Fung, A. (2017). Redefining the robotics curriculum in Hawai‘i through the development of a grades 6-8 robotics scope and sequence. University of Hawai‘i – Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.
- Prellberg, S. (2016). STEMS² Curriculum: Using dimensions of place and gardens to develop sense of place. University of Hawai‘i – Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
- O’Neill, T., Ah Sam, A., Jumalon, S., Stuart,K., & Enriquez, M. A. (in press). A‘o Hawai‘i: The role of culture and place in empowering teacher leaders as STEMS2 educators. Cultural Studies in Science Education.
- Yu, W. (2017). STEMS², Social presence and sense of place in a hybrid distance program. International Journal for Educational Media and Technology, 11(2), pp. 41-49.
- O’Neill, T. B., & Furuto, L. H. L. (2016). Navigating Normative Space for the Authentic Integration of Culture and Values-based Education in STEM and Beyond. Cultural Studies of Science Education.
- O’Neill, T., Yamagata, L., Yamagata, J., & Togioka, S. (2012). Teaching STEM means teacher learning. Phi Delta Kappan, 94(1), 36-40.
- OʻNeill, T., Kukahiko, E. & Yu, W. Hahai nō ka ua i ka ululā‘au: Empowering Educators through STEMS² Lenses. Presented at the annual meeting of the World Education Research Association (WERA). August 2018: Cape Town, South Africa.
- Yu, W., Hamamoto S., OʻNeill, T., Kino, Y., Jumalon, S., Nagai, H., Torikawa, S., Zilliox, J. Building U.S. and Japan education collaborations through STEMS2: Shared Learning Journeys between the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa and the University of Tsukuba. Presented at the annual meeting of the Japan – U.S. Teacher Education Consortium (JUSTEC). September 2018: Kyoto, Japan.
- OʻNeill, T. (2015). STEMS²: Re-envisioning STEM education through the lens of place and sense of place. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA). April 2015: Chicago, Illinois.