How youth validate their identities as experts across learning settings

January 1st, 2013 | RESEARCH

Fields and Enyedy studied how two students who learned computer programming in an OST program leveraged their skills in the classroom to broker positions as experts in the classroom community. Expert identity is reinforced by the interactions among what students do, how they see themselves, and how others see them.


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Nicol Bulalacao, Author, Exploratorium

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Computing and information science | Education and learning science
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs