Evaluating Discipline-Based Education Research for Promotion and Tenure

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of DBER and its involvement of social science, senior STEM faculty members may find it challenging to evaluate the quality or impact of DBER scholarship. The authors of this essay aim to address this issue by providing guidance on evaluating the scholarly accomplishments of DBER faculty members in a way that is useful to departmental colleagues and administrators during the tenure and promotion evaluation process.