Dave Nourse

Lee Early College
Lee County Schools
Mentor: Dr. Ed Gerler, NC State University
Sponsor: NSF‐ITEST

Preparing Students for Careers in STEM: An Interactive Gaming Model

In a study funded by the National Science Foundation and in conjunction with NC State University and the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science, members of the Lee Early College class of 2012 will create STEM-related video games as a part of a larger project that investigates the effects of student-created games and their attitudes towards STEM subjects, achievement in learning content, and motivation to enter STEM careers.