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M446B·Out-of-School and Informal Activities
Technical · Pre-College Engineering Education Division
Mon. June 11, 2012 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
202A, San Antonio Convention Center
Session Description

Out-of-school and informal education plays a huge role in the exposure of K-12 students to engineering. These papers address summer and after school programs and assessment.

  1. Moderated by Dr. Christine Schnittka
Papers Presented
  1. Creating Partnerships Between Your University and Community-based Out-of-School Time Programs to Improve the STEM Pipeline [view paper] Dr. Barbara A. Christie (Loyola Marymount University)
  2. Re-assessing the Effects of Summer Camp on STEM Enrollments Using an Innovative Survey Strategy [view paper] Dr. Gary L. Winn (West Virginia University)
  3. Young Scholars Program: Summer Research Opportunities for Gifted and Talented Students [view paper] Mr. Yair Joseph Mega P.E. (Northeastern University), Mrs. Claire Duggan (Northeastern University), Daniel Sullivan (Northeastern University), Ms. Lauren Horn (Northeastern University), and Dr. Charles A. Dimarzio (Northeastern University)
  4. Rule the Air! Summer Camp for High School Students [view paper] Miss Brittany L. Luken (Georgia Institute of Technology), Susan L. Hotle (Georgia Institute of Technology), Dr. Laurie Anne Garrow (Georgia Institute of Technology), Mr. Christopher Cappelli (Georgia Institute of Technology), Miss Lauren Alise Jones (Affiliation unknown), Margaret-Avis Anyeley Akofio-Sowah (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Miss Stefanie Brodie (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  5. Challenges of Introducing Engineering in After-school Settings [view paper] Dr. Paul A. Klenk Ph.D. (Duke University), Dr. Gary A. Ybarra (Duke University), and Mr. Rodger D Dalton Jr (Techsplorers)
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