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ERIC Number: EJ1056134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2157-9288
A Model for Professional Development to Promote Engineering Design as an Integrative Pedagogy within STEM Education
Donna, Joel D.
Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, v2 n2 Article 2 p1-8 2012
Engineering design activities can help educators to apply concepts and processes from within and across STEM domains. To facilitate these connections, there is a need for sustained, job-embedded, and collegial professional development that brings together teachers from across STEM domains to engage in design-based activities. These activities can help teachers better understand engineering design processes and can foster collaborations. This can lead to a culture shift within the school by which integration of STEM concepts and process becomes more seamless for both educators and their students. This paper describes a research-based model for professional development to promote engineering pedagogy to support learning of STEM concepts within and across domains.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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