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(Under) Represented Latina@s in STEM : Increasing Participation Throughout Education and the Workplace

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(Under)Represented Latin@s in STEM: Increasing Participation Throughout Education and the Workplace presents a critical investigation into Latin@ underrepresentation in STEM throughout the education pipeline and workforce. (Under)Represented Latin@s in STEM highlights nationally relevant research related to the creation of opportunities for Latin@ students in STEM and the ways in which these opportunities increase Latin@ participation in STEM. Of particular interest across the chapters is the notion of building and sustaining a strong STEM identity within Latin@ students. As such, the authors present ideas through various lenses including teacher preparation and transformative teaching strategies, family and community involvement, and innovative programs for minority students. A broad range of STEM fields (including mathematics, robotics, and computer science), grade levels, and learning environments (including informal and formal, rural and urban) are represented throughout the chapters. Thus, (Under)Represented Latin@s in STEM presents research-based practices that increase Latin@ participation in STEM as a single collection for educators, administrators, and policymakers. In addition to learning about the great efforts that scholars are doing in broadening diversity in STEM, readers will be able to take away ideas for designing and implementing similar educational programs and teaching strategies for their own students.

Edition: New
Number of Pages: 237
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Administration, Experimental Methods
Series Title: Critical Studies of Latinxs in the Americas
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Book theme: General
Language: English
Street Date: August 10, 2018
TCIN: 53740150
UPC: 9781433151712
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1542
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