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Triple nexus: improving STEM teaching through a research-public engagement-teaching nexus

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2015
<mark>Journal</mark>International Journal for Academic Development
Publication StatusPublished
Early online date3/01/15
<mark>Original language</mark>English


In this Reflection on Practice we propose a triple nexus of research, public engagement and teaching that could provide a new pathway for academic developers to enable greater engagement in learning and teaching issues from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academics. We argue that the public engagement activities demanded by STEM research funding can become proxies for the development of similar skills and dispositions essential to good university teaching.