The University of Texas at Dallas

Title I
The Dallas STEM Gateways Collaborative: Initial analysis of course grade data vs. external test scores

The University of Texas at Dallas, Collin College, and Richland College of the Dallas County Community College District have established a joint effort, the NSF-sponsored Dallas STEM Gateways Collaborative, to significantly increase the number of undergraduate students completing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in the North Texas region.

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Title II
A Matrix Map Method for Coordinated Undergraduate Curriculum Improvement in Electrical Engineering and Other Programs

Traditionally curriculum improvements are often based on comparisons with similar programs at other universities. In this paper we describe an alternative, generalizable method for coordinating curricula that does not require such comparisons and furthermore allows one to tailor the program to fit the specific needs of the students.

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