SciChallenge: A Social Media Aware Platform for Contest-Based STEM Education and Motivation of Young Students

  title={SciChallenge: A Social Media Aware Platform for Contest-Based STEM Education and Motivation of Young Students},
  author={Achilleas P. Achilleos and Christos Mettouris and Alexandros Yeratziotis and G. A. Papadopoulos and S. Pllana and F. Huber and B. J{\"a}ger and P. Leitner and Zs{\'o}fia Ocsovszky and A. Dinny{\'e}s},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies},
  • Achilleas P. Achilleos, Christos Mettouris, +7 authors A. Dinnyés
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies
  • Scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important as we face the benefits and challenges of both globalization and a knowledge-based economy. Still, enrolment rates in STEM degrees are low in many European countries and consequently there is a lack of adequately educated workforce in industries. We believe that this can be mainly attributed to pedagogical issues, such as the lack of engaging hands-on activities utilized for science and math education in middle and high… CONTINUE READING
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