Storytelling and making meaning about engineering practices

October 7th, 2023 | RESEARCH

This poster from the 2023 ASTC conference provides and overview of research from the NSF funded Designing Our Tomorrow project.  This research study examined  storytelling approaches used by caregivers and educators to communicate to other caregiver and educators that the engineering practices exercised at DOT exhibits are usefully relevant to problem-solving in their day-to-day lives and within their communities. 



Team Members

Carla Herran, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: Division Of Research On Learning
Award Number: 1811617

Related URLs

Designing Our Tomorrow: Mobilizing the Next Generation of Engineers


Audience: Adults | Educators | Teachers | Families | Learning Researchers
Discipline: Engineering
Resource Type: Conference Proceedings
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits

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This material is supported by National Science Foundation award DRL-2229061, with previous support under DRL-1612739, DRL-1842633, DRL-1212803, and DRL-0638981. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations contained within are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NSF.

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