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"Care and authenticity is something that I was seeking" : Mentoring experiences of African American undergraduate students studying agriculture at an 1862 Land Grant Institution
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-01)
Studies show that mentoring has a significant impact on the educational successes of minority students and the development of their personal and professional identity within their particular field of study. Within these ...
Reframing AgriCULTURAL Experiences, Narratives, and Careers for African American Youth: A Study of Community-based Programs Leaders' Motivations and Educational Space
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08-03)
To uncover experiences specific to African Americans youth in agricultural and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) career explorations and to understand why African Americans are missing from agriculture ...
STEM education in Virginia 4-H: A qualitative exploration of engineering understandings in 4-H STEM educators
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-12)
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education is spurred by an economic and social need for cross-discipline understanding of complex, worldwide problems, made through intentional connections between ...
Understanding the Innovation of Utilizing Universal Design for Learning in Integrated STEM Classrooms by Early Adaptors
(Virginia Tech, 2018-12-21)
Integrated STEM education and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) have been often theorized as compatible. However, there has been little research done to understand how UDL is used in real-world integrated STEM classrooms. ...
The Relationship between Motivation and Evaluation Capacity in Community-based Organizations
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-11)
Community-based organizations increasingly face the need to systematically gather and provide data, information, and insights on the quality of their services and performances to governments, donors, and funding agencies. ...