Inquiry, Investigative Processes, Art, and Writing in STEAM

  • Adam Stroud
  • Lawrence BainesEmail author


Modern educational practices tend toward integrating domains that were previously considered distinct and separate. In recent years, the term STEM has come to be affiliated with the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. However, once STEM was established as a handy way of referencing these four fields in a concise acronym, scholars urged a further expansion to include the arts—and thus was born the term STEAM (Robelen, 2011).


STEM Inquiry-based learning Art in science Writing in science 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OklahomaNormanUSA

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