July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021
July 19, 2022
NSF Grantees Poster Session
The objective of this three-year National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (NSF-ITEST) project is to develop, implement, and refine a program for integrating engineering design practices with an emphasis on emerging technologies (i.e., making, DIY electronics) into home environments of families with a child in grade 3-6 from under-resourced communities. This project has two components. Each family (1) defines a home- or community-based problem and creates a prototype to improve the lives of self or others; and (2) engages in low-cost engineering design kits in their home environments. This paper presents findings from two years of interview data, as well video data collected in project sessions and home environments from 21 families. Results are presented as highlights of finding from on-going analyses to address three research aims.
Simpson, A., & Maltese, A. V., & Yang, J., & Kim, J., & Knox, P. N., & Kim, S. H., & Farfan D'Souza, N. (2021, July), Insights from Engineering a Community-Family Partnership Project Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. https://strategy.asee.org/37344
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