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|Title:||Everyday Life Science and Engineering:Bridging the Gap Between Formal and Informal Learning among Native American Students in the Northwestern United States|
|Publisher:||Boulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences|
|Citation:||Galbreath, M., Honey, R., Honwad, S., Kern, A., Meyer, C., & Laumatia, L. (2014). Everyday Life Science and Engineering:Bridging the Gap Between Formal and Informal Learning among Native American Students in the Northwestern United States. In Joseph L. Polman, Eleni A. Kyza, D. Kevin O'Neill, Iris Tabak, William R. Penuel, A. Susan Jurow, Kevin O'Connor, Tiffany Lee, and Laura D'Amico (Eds.). Learning and Becoming in Practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014. Volume 3. Colorado, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences, pp. 1653-1654.|
|Abstract:||This poster explores Native American student ideas regarding science and engineering and tries to understand how they bridge the formal and informal perceptions of these two disciplines. Students from a tribal community in the Northwest participated in a summer camp that focused on merging indigenous and non-indigenous knowledge systems about science and engineering. Using drawings, storytelling and interviews, the study discusses learning processes associated with youth who live in one Native American community as they develop an understanding of science and engineering phenomena.|
|Appears in Collections:||ICLS2014|
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