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Enriching STEM with the arts to better prepare 21st century citizens

Taylor, P.C. (2018) Enriching STEM with the arts to better prepare 21st century citizens. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1923 .

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Why should we consider integrating the Arts with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics? Is this just another curriculum fad? In this paper I argue that STEAM (STEM + Arts) Education is an important response to the pressing need to prepare young people with higher-order abilities to deal positively and productively with 21st Century global crises that are impacting the economy, the natural environment and our diverse cultural heritage.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Education
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Copyright: 2018 The Author(s)
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