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  • Date: 11/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The NSF INCLUDES Design and Development Launch Pilot: American STEM Alliance Network Improvement Community focuses on the broadening participation challenge of providing equitable access to STEM education in high-need, majority Hispanic and Native American communities. The project will apply both collective impact and network improvement community ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project, an NSF INCLUDES Design and Development Launch Pilot, managed by the University of Nevada, Reno, addresses the grand challenge of increasing underrepresentation regionally in the advanced manufacturing sector. Using the state's Learn and Earn Program Advanced Career Pathway (LEAP) as the foundation, science, technology, engineering ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The goal of FLIP (Diversifying Future Leadership in the Professoriate), an NSF INCLUDES Design and Development Launch Pilot, is to address the broadening participation challenge of increasing the diversity of the future leadership in the professoriate in computing at research universities as a way to achieve diversity across the field. According ... »
  • Date: 08/11/2017
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Objective: Although upward transfer in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields represents a prominent national policy concern, community college students’ aspirations for transfer in STEM are often impeded, resulting in lower transfer rates. This study investigated four aspects of community college STEM students’ ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    It is essential to understand the complexity and diversity of Latino audiences for authentic engagement in any field, including informal science learning. We offer four key ideas that can serve as foundations for considering Latino audiences: identity and culture, amplification, decolonization, and risk-taking. The content of these ideas speaks to ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    During the GENIAL Summit, the Marketing, Communication, and Media strand examined the role of marketing and communications in connecting Latino audiences with STEAM in informal science learning (ISL) environments. ISL organizations do not generally think to include a marketing perspective early on in the process of developing audience experiences ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Community collaboration and empowerment was identified by the GENIAL organizers as an important theme to include in the Summit. Informal STEM learning (ISL) organizations strive to engage Latino audiences in their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programming on a long-term basis and recognize the importance of understanding the ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Informal science learning (ISL) organizations that are successful at providing meaningful science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) experiences for Latino children, youth, and their families share some common traits. They have leaders and staff who believe in the importance of developing culturally relevant models and ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With generous support from the National Science Foundation, the Exploratorium held the Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos (GENIAL) Summit on June 5–6, 2017, in San Francisco, California. The goals of the GENIAL Summit were to: -Identify needs and opportunities for Latinos in Informal Science Learning (ISL) environments. - ... »
  • Date: 06/05/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With generous support from the National Science Foundation, the Exploratorium held the Generating Engagement and New Initiatives for All Latinos (GENIAL) Summit on June 5–6, 2017, in San Francisco, California. The goals of the GENIAL Summit were to: - Identify needs and opportunities for Latinos in informal science learning (ISL) environments. - ... »

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