Browse by Subject "STEM"
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(iSchools, 2014-03-01)This poster will present preliminary results from a National Library of Medicine (NLM) funded afterschool program, HackHealth, that aims to increase tweens' interest in health and health science, their health literacy, ...
(iSchools, 2013-02)This program was an experiment started in 2011 to look into the ways that we can diversify the STEM pipeline by targeting a group of middle-school students in Baltimore, Maryland. We also introduced Information Sciences ...
(2010-08-31)For the past thirty years, educators, researchers, parents, employers, policy-makers, and the popular press have been concerned about the gender gap in computing. Remarkably, there is little evidence of a similar scale of ...
“It’s like a Rhetorical Groundhogs Day”: Microaggressions, Marginality, and the Graduate Student Experience in STEM (2013-06)This study explores graduate students of color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign experiences with race and gender based microaggressions. To maintain ...
Models of success: African American males and their pathways toward enrollment in doctoral programs at a predominantly white institution (2015-04-21)African American males are often characterized by disparaging terms, such as: endangered, uneducable, dysfunctional, incorrigible, and dangerous (Strayhorn, 2013, Ferguson, 2000, Gibbs, 1988; Majors & Billson, 1992; Parham ...
Studying Practicing Researchers: How Research within Scientific Industry Can Impact and Influence Information Literacy among Students in STEM Department (2013-04-11)