Research mentoring relationships are critical to mentees’ persistence in STEM careers. Our results indicate that the ECA module is an effective tool to increase mentors’ capacity to enact culturally aware mentoring practices.
Students’ Perceptions of Barriers and Opportunities for STEM research: A study of freshmen students at an HBCU
In this study, we examined Black freshmen undergraduate students’ perceptions of barriers and opportunities for research at an HBCU.
Improving college access and success among Black males is a major policy issue in the United States. Despite years of considerable effort and investment of sizable resources, Black men today account for only 4% of total student enrollment at 4-year postsecondary institutions, the same percentage now as in 1976. Furthermore, two thirds of Black men [...]
This conference was established to facilitate dissemination and exchange of hypothesis-based research on interventions and initiatives that broaden participation in science and engineering research careers. The conference is designed to create a dialogue among behavioral/social science and education researchers, evaluators, and faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields who participate in intervention programs. [...]