Evaluating student competitions and challenges along the K12 pathway

Evaluating student competitions and challenges along the K12 pathway

October 5, 2021, 12pm–1pm

Dr. Meltem Alemdar and Dr. Sunni Newton will present their research on program evaluation for student competitions and challenges. Specifically focusing on Georgia Tech’s Inventure Prize K-12 program, they will share insights on the evolution of the program and how they have developed evaluation frameworks for different types of student challenges. Dr. Alemdar is the Associate Director and Principal Research Scientist at Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC). Dr. Newton is a Senior Research Scientist at CEISMC.