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DeJong, Brian P.; Yelamarthi, Kumar; Kaya, Tolga – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
The research experiences for teachers program at Central Michigan University was initiated to team in-service and pre-service teachers with undergraduate engineering students and engineering faculty, in an engineering research setting. During the six-week program, teachers learn engineering concepts and develop high-school instructional material…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers, High Schools, Engineering Education
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Raines, Joan M. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2012
More emphasis should be placed on what can be done to help encourage and prepare students choosing STEM-based majors to enter college, be successful, and graduate. Summer bridge programs can provide pre-college experiences to help attract and retain future STEM majors by exposing them to experiences they would encounter in college math and science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Experience, Science Course Improvement Projects, Developmental Studies Programs
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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
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Mosley, Pauline Helen; Liu, Yun; Hargrove, S. Keith; Doswell, Jayfus T. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2010
This paper gives an overview of a new pre-engineering program--Robotics Technician Curriculum--that uses robots to solicit underrepresented students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The curriculum uses a project-based learning environment, which consists of part lecture and part laboratory. This program…
Descriptors: Career Development, Student Projects, Evaluators, Peer Evaluation
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Yelamarthi, Kumar; Mawasha, P. Ruby – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2008
This paper summarizes the findings of a twenty year old pre-engineering program that is aimed at improving both the recruitment and retention of under-represented students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Wright Science Technology and Engineering Preparatory Program (STEPP) was initiated in 1988 for…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Engineering Education, First Generation College Students, Program Effectiveness
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Thompson, Mary Kathryn; Consi, Thomas R. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2007
Freshmen Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOPs) can be powerful outreach tools for incoming college students and provide an exciting introduction to the field of engineering. The benefits reach not only the first year students, but also the upperclassmen who help to run the programs and the departments that sponsor them. A family of three engineering…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, School Orientation, Outreach Programs, College Programs