Preparing Tomorrow's STEM Workforce through Exploration, Equity, and Engagement is a product of the previous ITEST Learning Resource Center (LRC) and includes a series of six articles (plus a preface) highlighting key themes and lessons learned in the first five years of the ITEST program.
Inclusion, Disabilities, and Informal Science Learning, a report by the CAISE Access Inquiry Group, offers a theoretical framework for thinking about inclusion of people with disabilities in informal science education (ISE), then reviews current practice in museums (broadly defined), in media and technology, and in youth and community programs.
This report provides recommendations for changes in the the way information technology is used, applied, and taught in the nation's classrooms in order to engage girls and women.
Companies with well-managed gender mainstreaming policies often see an improvement in their economic performance - This is a key finding of a report on Women in Science and Technology (WiST), created by the European Commission. The WiST report examines what can be done to attract more women researchers into industry.
This International Report is both a conceptual and analytical tool and a framework for action for policy-makers with regard to science, technology and gender (STG) strategies at national, regional and international levels, this report seeks to promote serious discussion of gender within national and international scientific and academic communities.
This Policy Information Report addresses the future need for scientists and engineers with a focus on increasing the representation of persons of color in these professions.
This working paper attempts to explore how some of the dimensions of this language of computers and technology, as well as computer culture.
ITEST LRC Info Brief Volume 2, September 2004This publication addresses the concept that equity in education refers not only to equal access or equal treatment, but to education that addresses the differing needs of different populations and that produces equitable outcomes, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, and class.
This report on a webcast hosted by the ITEST Learning Resource Center identifies resources and key success strategies for engaging girls in STEM, offered by an expert panel of speakers from the ITEST community, private sector and research and policy fields.