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The Hartnell Astronomy Short Course: Bolstering the Scientific Research Preparation of Community College Students.

Metevier AJ, Joggerst CC, Moth P, Lotz J, Pollack L, Noeske K, Lopez L, Laver C, Rubin K, Ammons M, Laird E, Newton A.
UIID-AD: 778

Community college students who express an interest in science and engineering have excellent learning opportunities in the classroom, but rarely have access to forefront research experiences. To address this need, we developed the Hartnell Astronomy Short Course to provide...

Sex Differences in Personal Attributes for the Development of Scientific Expertise.

Benbow CamillaPersson, Lubinski DavidS.
UIID-AD: 2464
2007;79-100. doi: 10.1037/11546-007.

Society is becoming increasingly scientific, technological, and knowledge-based, depending on the utilization and maximization of human talent and potential (Friedman, 2005). A nation's strength, both economically and civically, is now linked to what it can call forth from the...

Differentiating the Underrepresented: Physics Opportunities for Bronx High School Students in a University Setting.

Kelly AM.
UIID-AD: 1069
2010;1280:176-181. doi: 10.1063/1.3507197.

Urban students often have limited opportunities to study physics in high school; many schools, particularly in high poverty areas, do not have the resources and capital to provide physics courses for those who wish to enroll. The Bronx Institute...

A Case for Smaller Class Size with Integrated Lab for Introductory Computer Science.

Boyer KE, Dwight RS, Miller CS, Raubenheimer CD, Stallmann MF, Vouk MA, Acm.
UIID-AD: 683

Prompted by changes in the numbers and demographics of students enrolled and being retained in computer science, the Department of Computer Science at NC State University is revising its undergraduate curriculum to better meet the needs of its students,...

Effective Delivery of Computing Curriculum in Middle School - Challenges and Solutions.

Ouyang YW, Wolz U, Rodger SH.
UIID-AD: 1126

The ACM K-12 Task Force Curriculum Committee recognized that the lack of integration of computer science into the K-12 curriculum played an important role in the serious shortage of information technologist at all levels [2]. Much effort from the...

The Generative Potential of Students' Everyday Knowledge in Learning Science.

Rosebery AnnS, Warren Beth, Ballenger Cindy, Ogonowski Mark.
UIID-AD: 2109

We decided to explore everyday and scientific ideas and practices in relation to (a) what children actually do when they are learning science and (b) our own assumptions, rather than to continue to conceptualize everyday and scientific as distinct...

Broadening Participation in Computing: Issues and Challenges.

Acm, Peckham J, Stephenson PD, Harlow LL, Stuart DA, Silver B, Mederer H.
UIID-AD: 845

In this paper we survey the literature to identify the issues and challenges of broadening participation in computer science, and provide some Suggestions to address these challenges. Our attention focuses on redefining the way we approach computing education so...

Studying ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged populations: Methodological challenges and best practices.

Knight GeorgeP, Roosa MarkW, Umaña-Taylor AdrianaJ.
UIID-AD: 1853
2009; doi: 10.1037/11887-000.

Ethnic minority and economically disadvantaged populations have consistently been underrepresented in most social science research. Given the changing demographics of the United States, there appears to be some movement toward a greater research emphasis on these populations. The focus...

"ProSens" enhancement of quality control in complex production cooperations.

Pfeifer T, Li Z, Glaser U, Vdi/Vde.
UIID-AD: 146

In the background of economical globalisation, in order to make an optimized use of resources, a product is developed collaboratively among different companies and in spread locations. Furthermore, the increasing customer demands concerning product quality and diversity require flexibility,...

Historical perspectives and new directions in achievement goal theory: Understanding the effects of mastery and performance-approach goals.

Harackiewicz JudithM, Senko Corwin, Durik AmandaM.
UIID-AD: 2496

Why do some students expend enormous effort on a class project, while others coast or even withdraw effort? Why do some people respond to early career setbacks with dogged persistence, while others respond with helplessness? Why do some people...

Why aren't more women in science?: Top researchers debate the evidence.

Ceci StephenJ, Williams WendyM.
UIID-AD: 1554
2007; doi: 10.1037/11546-000.

Why aren't more women pursuing careers in science, engineering, and math? Is the lack of women in these fields a consequence of societal discouragements, innate differences in ability between the sexes, or differences in aspirations? These questions always spark...

Challenge diversity: New curricula in natural sciences, computer science and engineering.

Ieee, Jeschke S, Dahlmann N, Pfeiffer O, Schroder C, Wilke L.
UIID-AD: 123

Despite extensive social changes and intensive political efforts to establish equal opportunities, women are still a minority in the fields of natural sciences and technology studies, as well as in the related professional fields. At the same time, technologically...

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