Diversity and Inclusion in STEM Education STEM Summit 2010 UC-Irvine, Feb. 19, 2010 Milton Chen, Ph.D. [email_address] Sen...
1.Guarantee Digital Equity: Close the Digital Divide! •  More than an educational issue: a civil rights issue •  Declining...
2. Create New Settings  for STEM Learning •  Rise of after-school, STEM beyond school •  Luis: 4-H Tech Wizard (Oregon St....
3. The Other 10%:  Assistive Technology •  Speech-to-text readers, speech recognition and synthesis •  Universal design: s...
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Diversity and Inclusion in STEM Education - Milton Chen

  1. 1. Diversity and Inclusion in STEM Education STEM Summit 2010 UC-Irvine, Feb. 19, 2010 Milton Chen, Ph.D. [email_address] Senior Fellow George Lucas Educational Foundation San Francisco Bay Area
  2. 2. 1.Guarantee Digital Equity: Close the Digital Divide! • More than an educational issue: a civil rights issue • Declining costs: $275 per student per year, TCO • Political will: Maine still the only 1:1 state
  3. 3. 2. Create New Settings for STEM Learning • Rise of after-school, STEM beyond school • Luis: 4-H Tech Wizard (Oregon St.)( edutopia.org/digital-generation) • Online learning: Bugscope ( bugscope.beckman.illinois.edu) • Role of universities, science museums
  4. 4. 3. The Other 10%: Assistive Technology • Speech-to-text readers, speech recognition and synthesis • Universal design: students with disabilities, but we all have “special needs” • Digital curb cuts • Natl Ctr for Technology Innovation (ncti.org), CAST (cast.org)
  5. 5. edutopia.org/digital-generation
  6. 6. edutopia.org/digital-generation
  7. 7. edutopia.org/digital-generation

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