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Theorizing STEM Education in the 21st Century

Edited by Kehdinga George Fomunyam

Mangosuthu University of Technology

Theorising STEM Education in the 21st Century is a book that captures the essence of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the intricacies of STEM education in the contemporary society. It explores STEM as an interdisciplinary field as well as the individual disciplines that make up STEM. This ensures the field of STEM as a whole is theorised. The book provides critical insight on STEM education from Cairo to Cape Town or from America to Indonesia. With a team of authors from universities across the world, the book is a vital contribution to critical scholarship on STEM education in contemporary times.

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Theorizing STEM Education in the 21st CenturyEdited by Kehdinga George Fomunyam

Published: February 26th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77870

ISBN: 978-1-78985-702-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-701-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-607-1

Copyright year: 2020

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6222 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

5 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Theorising STEM Education in the Contemporary Society

By Kehdinga George Fomunyam


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2. Implementation and Didactic Validation of STEM Experiences in Primary Education: Analysis of the Cognitive and Affective Dimension

By Guadalupe Martínez-Borreguero, Milagros Mateos-Núñez and Francisco Luis Naranjo-Correa


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3. Inverse Modeling Problems in Task Enrichment for STEM Courses

By Victor Martinez-Luaces, José Antonio Fernández-Plaza and Luis Rico


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4. Integrated STEM Education in K-12: Theory Development, Status, and Prospects

By Bing Wei and Yue Chen


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5. ‘Making’ as a Catalyst for Engaging Young Female Adolescents in STEM Learning

By Karen Hyllegard, Jennifer Ogle and Sonali Diddi


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6. STEM for Sustainable Skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Snapshot at Some TVET Colleges in South Africa

By Moses Makgato


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7. Gender Equity in STEM Education: The Case of an Egyptian Girls’ School

By Mohamed El Nagdi and Gillian Heather Roehrig


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8. A Theoretical Framework for Implementing STEM Education

By Vongai Mpofu


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9. Formative Assessment in Mathematics Education in the Twenty-First Century

By Benard Chigonga


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10. Towards a Forward-Thinking College Calculus Program

By Jessica Hagman


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11. The Role of Mathematical Modeling in STEM Integration and Education

By Murat Tezer


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12. Discipline, Task and Reader Characteristics of Introductory Physics Students’ Graph Comprehension in Mathematics and Kinematics

By Itumeleng Phage


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13. Implementation of Elliptic Curve25519 in Cryptography

By Intan Muchtadi-Alamsyah and Yanuar Bhakti Wira Tama


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14. Programme Integrating Courses Making Engineering Students Reflect

By Viggo Kann


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