21st Century Skills and International STEM Education Collaboration
Ibrahim Halil Yeter, Fatih Koca, Texas Tech University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
The purpose of the study is to show the collaboration into international STEM education. As science and technology are directly the main pieces of the puzzle in 21st Century skills, the study emphasizes on making a better environment for the collaboration. Since the study participants will be from Uzbekistan, the data will be collected through qualitative research methodology such as interviewing and having Skype. This study carries an important mission for international collaboration in order to spread out the communication globally. Besides that, the study participants need to know English which will be the mandatory language skill that they have to know in order to communicate. Overall, this study will not only bring to improve students’ skills of science and technology, but also, will bring different social perspectives to them around the world while they communicate with their partners.
Yeter, I.H. & Koca, F. (2013). 21st Century Skills and International STEM Education Collaboration. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (p. 3566). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).