This workshop was offered at the 2019 National Science Foundation, Advanced Technical Education Principle Investigators Conference in Washington, D.C.


Calhoun, C.D., Greenidge, G., Carnes, C. (2019, October) Broadening Participation: How Gender and Race Theory Inform our Work. Workshop presented at National Science Foundation Advanced Technical Education Principle Investigators Conference in Washington, D.C.


The theory of planned behavior implies that ability plus interest equals intention and ultimately planned behavior. As we attempt to attract more women and people of color into STEM fields, we often find that these assumptions don’t hold true. What interrupts a learner’s intentions? In this workshop, we will discuss relevant race and gender theories to see how they can inform our work as we develop programs to engage underrepresented students.


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