Developing Videos to Better Inform Middle School Students About STEM Career Options

@article{Wyss2013DevelopingVT,
  title={Developing Videos to Better Inform Middle School Students About STEM Career Options},
  author={Vanessa L. Wyss},
  journal={TechTrends},
  year={2013},
  volume={57},
  pages={54-62}
}
Student perceptions of science-oriented careers and scientists have been shown to be largely inaccurate. Through an instructional design and development process we have developed a method for offering students more accurate information about science-oriented careers. This paper follows the steps involved in developing a volume of podcast/interviews with STEM professionals and implementing the podcasts in middle level science classes. The purpose of the podcasts is to better inform middle school… CONTINUE READING

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