ITEST Convening: Advancing Research on Youth Motivation in STEM


Friday, September 9, 2011

Learning Science Panel: How People Learn – Implications for Motivation Research

  • Ellen Winner, Boston College
  • David Hammer, Tufts University
  • Chandra Orrill, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Motivation Research Panel: Existing Frameworks and Theories of Action

White Paper Presentation - What Role does Community, Family, or Cultural Context Play in the Motivation to Learn?

Youth Presentation – Reflections on Program Experiences

  • Marsha, Samantha, Deidra, Jesus, Yarielis


Research & Evaluation Panel: Methodologies & Measurement – Successes, Challenges & Strategies

  • Caroline Parker, Education Development Center, Inc.
  • AnneMarie Conley, University of California-Irvine
  • Beverly Parsons, InSites

Sunday, September 11, 2011

White Paper Presentation - What Specific Programmatic Aspects Have the Greatest Impact on Youth Involvement in STEM beyond ITEST?

Youth Presentation – Beyond ITEST

  • Patricia, Sterline, Luke


Working Group Report Out

  • Emerging Research Areas
  • Research Methodologies
  • Evaluation Practices
  • Research to Practice

Final Reflections

  • Mike Barnett


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Additional Disciplines
Bioscience - general
Computer Science - general
Engineering - general
Environmental Science - general
Mathematics - general
Teacher Professional Development and Pedagogy
Youth Motivation and Interests in STEM
Boston College