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Scott-Parker, B.; Barone-Nugent, E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2019
Global progress has arisen from scientific advances and we currently live in the age of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM); science as a way of increasing the knowledge base, technology as a means of manifesting the science, engineering as a way of building and creating with it, and mathematics to devise the language we use…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Females, Learner Engagement, High School Students
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Fox, Gordon A.; Campbell, Scott; Grinshpan, Arcadii; Xu, Xiaoying; Holcomb, John; Bénéteau, Catherine; Lewis, Jennifer E.; Ramachandran, Kandethody – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2017
This paper describes the development of a program of project-based learning in Calculus courses at a large urban research university. In this program, students developed research projects in consultation with a faculty advisor in their major, and supervised by their calculus instructors. Students wrote up their projects in a prescribed format…
Descriptors: Calculus, Program Implementation, Active Learning, Student Projects
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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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Kalevitch, Maria; Maurer, Cheryl; Badger, Paul; Holdan, Greg; Iannelli, Joe; Sirinterlikci, Arif; Semich, George; Bernauer, James – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2012
The School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (SEMS) at Robert Morris University (RMU) was awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund scholarships to 21 academically talented but financially challenged students majoring in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Each…
Descriptors: Grants, Scholarships, STEM Education, Student Experience
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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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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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Crumpton-Young, Lesia; McCauley-Bush, Pamela; Rabelo, Luis; Meza, Katherine; Ferreras, Ana; Rodriguez, Betzaida; Millan, Angel; Miranda, David; Kelarestani, Misha – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2010
"The Engineer of 2020: Visions of Engineering in the New Century," published by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), discusses the importance of current and future engineering graduates possessing skills needed to solve business challenges. To ensure that future engineering graduates are adequately prepared, several universities and…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Leadership Qualities, Leadership, 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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Athreya, K. S.; Kalkhoff, Michael T. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2010
This article describes the Engineering Leadership Program at Iowa State University, a pilot educational program for leadership development of undergraduate engineering students, designed and built with student ownership and leadership. A client focused leadership model, articulated through an iterative year long group exercise, with anticipated…
Descriptors: Ownership, Leadership Training, Engineering, Leadership
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Bachman, Nancy J.; Bischoff, Paul J.; Gallagher, Hugh; Labroo, Sunil; Schaumloffel, John C. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2008
Now in its fourth year, PR[superscript 2]EPS is a National Science Foundation funded initiative designed to recruit high school students to attend college majoring in the physical sciences, including engineering and secondary science education, and to help ensure their retention within the program until graduation. A central feature of the…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Engineering Education, Summer Programs, Science Activities
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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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Farrior, Donna; Hamill, William; Keiser, Leslie; Kessler, Michael; LoPresti, Peter; McCoy, Jerry; Pomeranz, Shirley Barbara; Potter, William; Tapp, Bryan – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2007
We report on a two-year NSF-funded project to strengthen connections among science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. One component of this project was to produce some initial data on the effectiveness of Interdisciplinary Lively Applications Projects (ILAPs) in teaching science and engineering undergraduates. ILAPs are…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Calculus, STEM Education, Undergraduate Students
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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
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Swift, Theresa M.; Watkins, Steve E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2004
Student motivation for and proficiency in science and mathematics begin in the early grades. Level-appropriate resources and professional outreach activities are as beneficial for teachers and students at elementary levels as for higher levels. Engineering applications can be effective vehicles for giving students hands-on exposure to technical…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Student Motivation, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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