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Quagliata, Andrew B. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
STEM education is argued as an essential ingredient in preparing our children for careers of the future. This study describes a university festival that includes the promotion of STEM-related career interests in young people among its goals. A total of 203 participants between the age of 7 and 17 completed both pre-event and post-event surveys. In…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Interests, Pretests Posttests, Participant Satisfaction
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Rule, Audrey C.; Stefanich, Greg P. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2012
Students with sensory or motor disabilities are often dissuaded from pursuing science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers. They are frequently under-prepared to succeed in post-secondary STEM coursework because of inadequate high school preparation and limited post-secondary accommodations. A two-day working conference…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Career Guidance, Barriers, STEM Education
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Goonatilake, Rohitha; Bachnak, Rafic A. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2012
Recent decline of students pursuing engineering degree programs is a great concern for many higher education authorities including Federal and State governments. Existing programs in high schools have not yet produced the desired results. Consequently, a number of initiatives to remedy this situation have been proposed and implemented. One such…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, High School Students, Middle School Students, Workshops
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Zhe, Jiang; Doverspike, Dennis; Zhao, Julie; Lam, Paul; Menzemer, Craig – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2010
A Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) summer Bridge Program was developed for high school students. The program was designed to encourage students to consider choosing an engineering major in college and to explore STEM as a future career. This was accomplished through a 10-week program involving multidisciplinary research activities.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Interdisciplinary Approach, STEM Education, Engineering Education