Nurturing Diversity in STEM Fields Through Geography: The Past, the Present and the Future

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Oyana, T. J., Garcia, S. J., Haegele, J. A., Hawthorne, T. L., Morgan, J. & Young, N. J. (2015). Nurturing diversity in STEM fields through geography: the past, the present and the future. Journal of STEM Education, 16, 2, 20-29.
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The authors discus the role geographic perspectives can play in creating access for participation in STEM. A case study highlighted in the article presents practical initiatives such as job and career networking,  as an avenue for nurturing diversity and encouraging instructors to present spatial intelligence, visual analytics, mapping and critical thinking through creative and narrative stories.  Additionally connections are made between classroom learning and real-world applications of science theories. 

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2015

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