2019 NSF AISL PI Meeting - IMPACTATHONS: Student-Led Peer-to-Peer Learning in Community Social-Change Technology Projects

Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Afterschool Programs, Community Outreach Programs, Public Events and Festivals, Informal/Formal Connections, Higher Education Programs
Audience: 
Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Undergraduate/Graduate Students | Adults | General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: 
Computing and information science | General STEM | Technology
Access and Inclusion: 
Ethnic/Racial
Hispanic/Latinx Communities
Organization:
University of California Santa Cruz
Description: 

In partnership with the Digital NEST, students engage in near to peer learning with a technical tool for the benefit of a nonprofit that tackles issues the youth are passionate about. Youth build first from an 'internal’ Impactathon, to planning and developing an additional Impactathon for a local partner and then traveling to another partner elsewhere in the state. Participants range from 14 to 24 from UC Santa Cruz students to middle schoolers from Watsonville and Salinas.

This poster was presented at the 2019 AISL Principal Investigators Meeting.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
STEM + Computing (STEM+C) Part, AISL
Award Number: 
1811663

Team Members

Amber HolguinAmber HolguinContributor

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