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ERIC Number: EJ1152619
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
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ISSN: EISSN-2158-6195
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STEM as "Minority": A Phenomenological Case Study of How Students of Color Perceive Their Experience in a STEM Living-Learning Program
Sriram, Rishi; Diaz, Crystal
Journal of Learning Spaces, v5 n1 p9-18 2016
The future of the U.S. scientific workforce depends on graduating college students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The completion rate of STEM students is a national concern, especially among students of color. This qualitative study examines the experiences of students of color in a living-learning program for STEM students. Five themes were discovered from students' meaning-making. Four of the themes integrate well with existing literature. The fifth theme, "STEM as Minority," was not found in the literature and is a new contribution to the field of knowledge on how environments can be purposed to support STEM students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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