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A glance at interesting projects. Morgan Hynes, Ph.D. Tufts CEEO June 2, 2009. Context. Diana’s nail polish device. This related directly to her experience in the world Addressed a problem she was having Worked after school with her teacher one-on-one

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A glance at interesting projects

A glance at interesting projects

Morgan Hynes, Ph.D.

Tufts CEEO

June 2, 2009


Context

Context


Diana s nail polish device

Diana’s nail polish device

  • This related directly to her experience in the world

  • Addressed a problem she was having

  • Worked after school with her teacher one-on-one

  • Participated in a city-wide competition


Women in engineering and computer science

Women in Engineering and Computer Science

  • http://wcs.csc.uvic.ca/


Lilypad arduino

Lilypad Arduino

  • Programmable textiles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtNEPkwCfxA


Service learning

Service learning

Teaching and learning that combines academics with meaningful service

  • Tufts 30% undergrads female/60% STOMP participants female

  • Purdue 11% undergrads female/20% EPICS participants female

  • UMass-Lowell 12.5% female/38% Service learning Peru program female


Support

Support


Links

Links

  • http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/

  • http://aspire.swe.org/

  • www.engineergirl.org

  • www.girlsgotech.org

  • www.girlscouts.org/program

  • http://educate.intel.com/en/DesignDiscovery/

  • www.rci.rutgers.edu/~dougproj/DPPreCollege.html

  • http://aceop.wvstateu.edu/castem/epscor/pre-college-math-science-institute-program?phpMyAdmin=502a7ff0cdb9aa5a30eced9a86a96038

  • http://www.girlsinc.org/about/programs/operation-smart.html

  • http://www.nerdgirls.com/

  • http://wcs.csc.uvic.ca/


Research

Research


What works

What works?

  • Open-ended, contextual discussions (Stadler, Duit, & Benkes, 2000)

  • Helping people, animals, society, environment, etc (Haussler & Hoffman, 2002; Mann, 1994; Stadler et al., 2000)

  • Higher percentage of women in life sciences, biomedical and environmental and other engineering/science related to the human body, environment, and society (NSF, 2008)

    ?


Why it works

Why it works?

  • Learning in context?

  • Relational learning ?

  • Relevant learning?

  • Engaging?


Ceeo research

CEEO Research

  • References/statements about the client

    • Women 17 per design session

    • Men 8 per design session

  • References/statements about limitations of prototype design materials

    • Men 15 per design session

    • Women 3 per session


Research in your classroom

Research in your classroom


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