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ERIC Number: EJ897906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1725
REAL Camp: A School-University Collaboration to Promote Post-Secondary Educational Opportunities among High School Students
Walker, David A.; Downey, Portia M.; Cox-Henderson, Judy
Educational Forum, v74 n4 p297-304 2010
The REAL Camp-NIU Experience established at Northern Illinois University serves as a model to afford high school students an experience in science- and mathematics-related careers. The participants' perceptions of the college-based camp curriculum were very favorable, as were the perceptions from preservice teachers and practicing teachers concerning the overall effect of the camp on student participants. Data indicated that the camp has shown success over time, with 21 of the 26 participants enrolling in some form of post-secondary education. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois