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FIRST High-School Students and FIRST Graduates: STEM Exposure and Career Choices

Shahaf Rocker Yoel, Yehudit Judy Dori
2021 IEEE Transactions on Education  
3) Is the effect of the FIRST program on FIRST highschool students' exposure and career choices different from that effect on FIRST graduates?  ...  Index Terms-Career choice, engineering education, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) program, high-school students, interpersonal skills, problembased learning, robots, STEM  ...  TABLE V RESULTS V OF PEARSON'S CORRELATION TESTS ROCKER YOEL AND DORI: FIRST HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS AND FIRST GRADUATES: STEM EXPOSURE AND CAREER CHOICES  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2021.3104268 fatcat:2cwzl3kojzhuplinpxlr6gqbs4

Authentic Marine Research Experiences for Low-Income and First Generation High School Students Used to Level the Playing Field and Decrease Attrition in STEM

Dieuwertje J. Kast
2021 Current: The Journal of Marine Education  
Summer research experiences are often life-changing for first generation high school students of color, especially in the marine biology field.  ...  marine educators, and laboratory managers to facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based research and learning experiences for the high school students that participate in their program.  ...  Bonilla, Michael Morales, and Carolina Carrillo-Chavez.  ... 
doi:10.5334/cjme.56 fatcat:qrxn6gzuxzeklo3opki7b5w6ly

The Effect of the FIRST Robotics Program on Its Graduates

Shahaf Rocker Yoel, Daphna Shwartz Asher, Maayan Schohet, Yehudit Judy Dori
2020 Robotics  
The main factors impacting the graduates' career choice was their exposure to robotics and to experts from the industry.  ...  Our study explains students' career choice through correlations among students' aspirations for choosing a career, their self-efficacy, their interpersonal skills, and their actual choice.  ...  The authors would also like to thank the FIRST graduates who agreed to be interviewed and responded to the questionnaires. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics9040084 fatcat:bjxdicd2eref3mewrtgxfkpn2m

Mechanical Engineering Education: Preschool to Graduate School [chapter]

Emily M., Pamela Lockwood-Cooke, Michelle L.
2012 Mechanical Engineering  
high school in Salt Lake City.  ...  This is a unique opportunity for students at WTAMU to be involved in research and get some exposure to graduate school. The goals of the transitional program are to: 1.  ... 
doi:10.5772/34628 fatcat:6q2wb5piond5jkbezgenwj6ie4

Advanced optics in an interdisciplinary graduate program

S. Nic Chormaic, Manuel F. P. C. Martins Costa, Mourad Zghal
2014 12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference  
It is hoped that, through early exposure to optics handling and measurement techniques, students will be able to develop and utilize optics tools regardless of research field.  ...  The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, established in November 2011, provides a 5year interdisciplinary PhD program, through English, within Japan.  ...  Aside from a strong research basis stemming from the IRPs and the PC, OIST also had a reputation by then for hosting international conferences and shortterm graduate level training courses.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2070380 fatcat:4zmsqkdefngwbbudheahbuvhka

Breaking Down Barriers to Pharmacy Graduate Education: The Report of the 2017-2018 Research and Graduate Affairs Committee

Samuel M. Poloyac, Kirsten F. Block, Jane E. Cavanaugh, Dorothy F. Farrell, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Krishna Kumar, Russell B. Melchert, James M. O'Donnell, Ronny Priefer, Daniel R. Touchette
2018 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education  
Profile of Pharmacy Students report, and finally that AACP should include graduate programs in efforts to increase diversity of students at pharmacy schools.  ...  Additionally, the Committee provides recommendations that AACP should expand its efforts in career tracking of graduate students to include collection and/or analysis of data that could inform the Academy's  ...  The Pharm4Me campaign is focused on providing information predominantly targeted for high school students interested in pharmacy, STEM, or other health professional careers.  ... 
doi:10.5688/ajpe7147 pmid:30323399 pmcid:PMC6181166 fatcat:45yj2gt3ojh47cqn5m6jmndxpy

The specialty choices of graduates from Brighton and Sussex Medical School: a longitudinal cohort study

Katherine Woolf, Caroline Elton, Melanie Newport
2015 BMC Medical Education  
Medical school and post-graduation choices in the same category were deemed 'stable'.  ...  Career guidance is important at medical school and should be continued post-graduation, with senior clinicians supported in advising juniors.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to Nicola Greaves and Tasmin Barnett who helped with the data collection, and to Henry Potts and Chris McManus for advising on the statistical approach.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0328-z pmid:25889968 pmcid:PMC4365809 fatcat:ltelar2uozfmxamvzegp54tjr4

When inputs are outputs: The case of graduate student instructors

Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, Eric S. Taylor
2016 Economics of Education Review  
We examine graduate student teaching as an input to two production processes: the education of undergraduates and the development of graduate students themselves.  ...  Additionally, graduate students *  ...  We measure the relationship between teaching experiences and the subsequent academic outcomes and career choices of the graduate student.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.econedurev.2016.01.005 fatcat:6fs4qsugvffevoxd5bjfrfwlgm

A Mentoring Model for Enhancing Success in Graduate Education

Wilhelmina Wright-Harp, Patricia A. Cole
2008 Contemporary issues in communication science and disorders : CICSD  
Both are designed to reduce attrition rates and enhance student success in acquiring the skills necessary to transition into a professional career.  ...  students.  ...  The Myers and Briggs Foundation. (2008). MBTI basics. Retrieved  ... 
doi:10.1044/cicsd_35_s_4 fatcat:24uxflom2vc33l53f35szsaari

The Sustained Scientist in the Classroom Partnership: A Model for Innovative STEM Graduate Training Programs

Jennifer A. Ufnar, Virginia L. Shepherd
2021 Journal of STEM outreach  
STEM careers.  ...  Over the 20 years of the program, more than 180 STEM graduate students and postdoctoral fellows have participated.  ...  will translate down the road to more students pursuing advanced science education and careers in high school, college, and beyond."  ... 
doi:10.15695/jstem/v4i1.11 fatcat:qufbco2u3zcf5nxufh2cy7pgce


2021 Zenodo  
Improving the implementation of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program in the Senior High School (SHS), curriculum evaluation is essential.  ...  Graduates (n=11) who obtained academic distinctions, and currently taking STEM-related courses in autonomous universities were purposively selected.  ...  and lifelong learner. Presently, he Pursuing STEM careers: Perspectives of senior is the Senior High School high school students.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5805867 fatcat:b2yzgpypmvdmzgo54fjw57ifoy

STEM Graduates and Secondary School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter?

Marta de Philippis
2017 Social Science Research Network  
This paper focusses on secondary school students at the very top of the ability distribution and explores the effect of more exposure to science on enrolment and persistence in STEM degrees at the university  ...  Still, little is known about what actually drives and shapes students' choices.  ...  I investigate the role of secondary school curriculum and I seek to understand whether more exposure to science in secondary school for very high ability students increases by itself the supply of STEM  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2956310 fatcat:5c4t6yjln5h2hhn3qhflybjevu

Developing Graduate Skills in HE Mathematics Programmes

Jeff Waldock
2011 MSOR Connections  
Recent graduates from the School write about their job hunting experiences and career choices. To complement the Calculating Careers activities we have written an Employability Skills guide.  ...  The School has developed a Careers Wiki [3] with specific information for maths students, including profiles of graduate employers, examples of careers, careers events of interest to our students and  ...  Level 3 (Year 3) mathematics students by emphasising the mathematics appropriate for Level 0 (foundation year) and Level 1 (Year 1) undergraduate students.  ... 
doi:10.11120/msor.2011.11030016 fatcat:gj6vyafplfalzovf475d6o6bfi

The Analysis of Field Choice in College and Graduate School [chapter]

J.G. Altonji, P. Arcidiacono, A. Maurel
2016 Handbook of the Economics of Education  
In college, individuals somewhat specialize through their choice of college major. Further specialization occurs in graduate school.  ...  This chapter investigates how majors and graduate school affect labor market outcomes as well as how the individuals make these potentially important decisions.  ...  The table was constructed from a regression that includes the undergraduate degree categories, and two dummy variables for high school only and some college education only.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-444-63459-7.00007-5 fatcat:kb2rxwaqpvh6vogelaip2ojhji

An International Perspective on Graduate Education in Physical Oceanography

Holger Brix, James Hench, Helen Johnson, Shaun Johnston, Jeff Polton, Moninya Roughan, Pierre Testor
2003 Oceanography  
, summer schools, field work, practice in communication skills, scientific and social integration, international exchange, and stable and sufficient funding.  ...  Several questions arose: physical oceanography should include the following factors to best serve students in their future career: solid mentorship, regular department level progress checks, course work  ...  We would also like to thank the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Graduate Department for providing the statistics presented in Table 1 .  ... 
doi:10.5670/oceanog.2003.43 fatcat:33fzczppc5felkyn36hklrzsci
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