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IS STEM FOR ALL? Perspectives of Black and Latino Students on STEM Motivation
Publications & Research
  • Adrienne Coleman, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Document Type
Conference Paper/Presentation
Publication Date
11-20-2015
Abstract
This presentation takes an intricate look at the factors that motivate gifted and talented Black and Latino students to engage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics(STEM). According to the literature, the U.S. workforce could employ as many as 140,000 additional Black and Latino college graduates in STEM fields annually if the gap in college completion by Blacks and Latinos closed to roughly match that of the White and Asian student graduation rates. Thus, the goal of this presentation is to inform administrators, educators, and programs of a 5-step motivation-based program that encourages Black and Latino students to engage in STEM.
Citation Information
Adrienne Coleman. "IS STEM FOR ALL? Perspectives of Black and Latino Students on STEM Motivation" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/adrienne_coleman/10/