ITEST Webinar: Youth Motivation, Interest, and Identity and STEM Career Development
Moderator: Alyssa Na'im, ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC
Presenters: Larry Suter, National Science Foundation; Jill Denner, Girl Game Company; Mike Barnett/David Blustein, Urban Ecology; Jenefer Husman, COMPUGIRLS
Summary: During this webinar, participants heard from ITEST projects working across the U.S. to learn specific frameworks for fostering and assessing youth motivation and STEM career interest. This webinar discussed recent developments in theory and measurement of youth interest in STEM careers. The purpose of the webinar was to share Principal Investigator knowledge of measurement techniques, analysis problems, and theories of youth motivation. The participants discussed active strategies used in current ITEST projects seeking to increase motivation and STEM career development.
See link to webinar recording and attached presentation slides.