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Title: A Tool for Evaluating Youth Engagement in an Informal STEM Setting: The WGG Observation Protocol

Abstract

This paper discusses findings from the use of the Wise Guys and Gals (WGG) Observation of WGG Youth Protocol in a blended learning environment. The protocol was used to assess youth engagement when completing blended engineering design challenges at two Boys and Girls Clubs. WGG is a project funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation and which brings blended learning design challenges to middle school aged learners in informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) settings. This paper explores the feasibility of using the observation protocol to collect data about youth engagement, and the potential use of the protocol in other informal STEM settings.

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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) (SC-27)
OSTI Identifier:
1572971
Report Number(s):
BNL-212286-2019-CPPJ
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0012704
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (annual conference), New Orleans, LA, 11/4/2019 - 11/7/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; education

Citation Formats

Almendral, Caterina, and Uzzi, Bernadette. A Tool for Evaluating Youth Engagement in an Informal STEM Setting: The WGG Observation Protocol. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Almendral, Caterina, & Uzzi, Bernadette. A Tool for Evaluating Youth Engagement in an Informal STEM Setting: The WGG Observation Protocol. United States.
Almendral, Caterina, and Uzzi, Bernadette. Mon . "A Tool for Evaluating Youth Engagement in an Informal STEM Setting: The WGG Observation Protocol". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1572971.
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abstractNote = {This paper discusses findings from the use of the Wise Guys and Gals (WGG) Observation of WGG Youth Protocol in a blended learning environment. The protocol was used to assess youth engagement when completing blended engineering design challenges at two Boys and Girls Clubs. WGG is a project funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation and which brings blended learning design challenges to middle school aged learners in informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) settings. This paper explores the feasibility of using the observation protocol to collect data about youth engagement, and the potential use of the protocol in other informal STEM settings.},
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