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Applying Curriculum Treatments to Improve STEM Attitudes and Promote STEM Career Interest in Fifth Graders
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-19)
The Federal Government has called for an overhaul of STEM education, saying that we as a nation must increase "opportunities for young Americans to gain strong STEM skills" (Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2013, ...
Technological Immersion Learning: A Grounded Theory
(Virginia Tech, 2017-02-24)
The Technological Immersion Learning Theory (TILT) was developed through a classic grounded theory study in the seminal tradition of Glaser and Strauss (1967) and Glaser (1978, 1992, 1998, 2001, 2007). The purpose of the ...
Further Characterization of High School Pre- and Non-Engineering Students' Cognitive Activity During Engineering Design
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-06)
In response to STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) educational reform, pedagogical approaches such as technological/engineering design-based learning (T/E DBL) have received increased emphasis as a means ...
Examining the Extent to Which Select Teacher Preparation Experiences Inform Technology and Engineering Educators’ Teaching of Science Content and Practices
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-04)
With the recent release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) (NGSS Lead States, 2014b) science educators were expected to teach engineering content and practices within their curricula. However, technology and ...
Engaging Students in 21st Century Skills through Non-Formal Learning
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-09)
National reforms, such as the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Common Core State Standards Mathematical Practices (CCSMP), and Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P-21) challenge educators to provide students ...