Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

A Youth-Led Citizen Science Network for Community Environmental Assessment

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Active
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Digital East St. Louis: An Urban Place-Based Learning Model to Promote Information Technology and Computer Science Career Interests of Minority Youth

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Active
A longitudinal study of a cohort of 50 middle school students is examining the potential for digital humanities to increase interest in computing and IT careers among urban, minority students.
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Maximizing Mentor Effectiveness in Increasing Student Interest and Success in STEM: An Empirical Approach Employing Robotics Education - Collaborative Research

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Expired
Forty-five teacher-mentors and 435 African-American, Latino/Latina, and Caucasion students in grade 7 - 8 were engaged in the Botball Educational Robotics Program in order to study the effect of mentorship on student STEM self-efficacy.
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