Funding Type: ECR:Core
Principal Investigators: Kevin J Crowley, Rena Dorph
Institutions: University of Pittsburgh, University of California-Berkeley
This project, conducted by the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California, Berkeley, seeks to discover what makes middle school students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The researchers have developed a concept known as science learning activation, including dispositions, practices, and knowledge leading to successful STEM learning and engagement. The project is intended to develop and validate a method of measuring science learning...