Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math (STEAM)

STEMLink Afterschool Program Evaluation: For Grantees 

 

This evaluation of the STEMLink program assesses both implementation and outcomes.

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Technology in the Classroom: Strategies, Potential Benefits, and Challenges 

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Educators and stakeholders are increasingly interested in the integration of technology in the classroom. This brief explores strategies, potential benefits, and challenges of technology-based learning resources such as one-to-one devices, mobile computer labs, and educational software.

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Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) STEM Evaluations

The UEPC has served as the external evaluator for four DoDEA STEM grants awarded to three schools in Davis County, Utah. The three-year grants provided support to military-associated students and enhanced STEM programming in an elementary school, junior high, and high school serving students from Hill Air Force Base. Our mixed method evaluations assessed fidelity of implementation, process/formative outcomes, and summative outcomes.

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Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP) Evaluation

Since 2009, the UEPC has conducted 5 annual evaluations of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP). These evaluations used mixed methods to study the implementation and outcomes associated with the BTSALP arts education model.

  • The first four annual reports focus on side-by-side teaching, collaborative planning, professional development, and arts integration in arts education programming in BTSALP schools.
  • The fifth evaluation examines art education statewide.
  • Each annual evaluation report includes student outcomes analyses associated with the BTSALP.

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Salt Lake Science & Engineering Fair (SLVSEF)

The UEPC served as the external evaluator for the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF).

  • The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the impact of SLVSEF on students, judges, teachers, and the University of Utah. Evaluation questions included:
    • Does attending SLVSEF increase the chances of a student attending the University of Utah or other institutions of higher learning?
    • What is the percentage of underserved students participating in SLVSEF?
    • What are the attitudes of students and parents toward the University of Utah and higher education?
    • What are the attitudes of University of Utah faculty and staff toward SLVSEF?
  • The mixed method evaluation included both formative and summative components, as well as process and outcome assessments.

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