NSF Noyce Recruitment and Mentorship
This research discusses the detailed experiences of recruitment and training of Noyce interns to become qualified STEM teachers. In this paper, both successful experiences and challenges in the first 4 years of a NSF Noyce project are discussed with the three-tier model. In addition, this model has proven to be effective by using two types of evidences. First, the survey data collected from over 25 STEM teacher candidates is described. Secondly, the actual interview data and student feedback are reported.
KeywordsNoyce STEM STEM Teacher Education
This work is supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant Number: NSF 1340007, $1,418,976, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2018, PI: Fangyang Shen; Co-PI: Mete Kok, Annie Han, Andrew Douglas, Estela Rojas, Lieselle Trinidad, Hon Jie Teo, Project Manager: Janine Roccosalvo, Program Assistant: Kendra Guo, Nanase Akagami, Ivy Mei).
The Noyce project team would also like to thank Prof. Gordon Snyder for his help on the project’s evaluation. We also want to thank all faculty and staffs at both City Tech and BMCC who have helped and supported our Noyce project in the past 5 years.
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