Community Colleges and STEM: Examining Underrepresented by Robert T. Palmer,J. Luke Wood

By Robert T. Palmer,J. Luke Wood

As usa policymakers and nationwide leaders are expanding their cognizance to generating staff expert in technology, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic (STEM), group schools are being referred to as directly to deal with endurance of minorities in those disciplines. during this very important quantity, individuals speak about the function of neighborhood schools in facilitating entry and luck to racial and ethnic minority scholars in STEM. Chapters discover how neighborhood faculties can and do facilitate the STEM pipeline, in addition to the stories of those scholars in group university, together with how mental elements, developmental coursework, expertiential studying, and motivation have an effect on pupil good fortune. Community faculties and STEM finally offers options to aid bring up retention and endurance. this significant booklet is a vital source for greater schooling associations and group schools as they paintings to strengthen good fortune between racial and ethnic minorities in STEM schooling.

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