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Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Stem The Role of Minority Serving Institutions

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ISBN-10: 0415899478

ISBN-13: 9780415899475

Edition: 2013

Authors: Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

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To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that higher education policies, pedagogies, climates, and initiatives are effective in promoting racial and ethnic minority students’ educational attainment in STEM. Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) have shown efficacy in facilitating the success of racial and ethnic minority students in STEM and are collectively responsible for producing nearly one-third of the nation’s minority STEM graduates. In…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Foreword Freeman A. Hrabowski III
Charting the Course: The Role of Minority Serving Institutions in Facilitating the Success of Underrepresented Racial Minority Students in STEM
Minority-Serving Institutions and STEM: Charting the Landscape
Impact of Institutional Climates of MSIs and Their Ability to Foster Success for Racial and Ethnic Minority Students in STEM
Engineering the Academic Success of Racial and Ethnic Minority Students at Minority Serving Institutions via Student-Faculty Interactions and Mentoring
Model Programs for STEM Student Success at Minority Serving Two-Year Colleges
Teaching to Teach: African American Faculty, HBCUs, and Critical Pedagogy
Supporting the Dream: The Role of Faculty Members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Promoting STEM Ph.D. Education
Community Building: Minority Serving Institutions and How They Influence Students Pursuing Undergraduate STEM Degrees
Academic and Social Integration for Students of Color in STEM: Examining Differences between HBCUs and Non-HBCUs
Broadening Participation in STEM: Policy Implications of a Diverse Higher Education System
Action Research: An Essential Practice for 21st Century Assessment at HSIs
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institutions (AANAPISIs): Mutable Sites for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Degree Production
Collaborative Partnerships in Engineering between Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly White Institutions
Cultivating Engineering Student Success at an HBCU: An Empirical Study on Development
Achieving Equity Within and Beyond STEM: Toward a New Generation of Scholarship in STEM Education