Iowa STEM Monitoring Project 2013-2014 Summary Report Executive Summary, July 29, 2014

(2014) Iowa STEM Monitoring Project 2013-2014 Summary Report Executive Summary, July 29, 2014. University of Iowa

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Abstract

The Iowa STEM Monitoring Project (ISMP) is a multi-faceted and collaborative effort that works in support of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. ISMP partners include the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR), the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Institute for Studies in Education (RISE), and Iowa Testing Programs (ITP) at the University of Iowa (UI). The purpose of the ISMP is to systematically observe a series of defined metrics and sources to examine changes regarding STEM education and economic development in Iowa centered on the activities of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. The ISMP is comprised of four components: 1) Iowa STEM Indicators System (ISIS); 2) Statewide Survey of Public Attitudes Toward STEM; 3) Statewide Student Interest Inventory; and 4) Regional Scale-Up Program Monitoring. Data for these four components come from publicly available data at the national, state, and regional levels (component 1); nearly 1,900 Iowans who participated in a statewide survey (component 2); over 21,000 student surveys from the over 100,000 students statewide who participated in a Scale-Up program (component 3 and 4), and the almost 600 Scale-Up educators who completed a teacher/leader survey (component 4).

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Occupations, Employment, business, Financial, STEM
Subjects: Business and industry
Business and industry > Economic development
Business and industry > Economic forecasts
Business and industry > Employment > Occupations
ID Code: 27695
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 11 Jun 2018 16:37
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 16:37
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/27695