Perspectives of Identity as an Analytic Framework in STEM Education

Authored by: Allison Godwin , Jennifer Cribbs , Shakhnoza Kayumova

Handbook of Research on STEM Education

Print publication date:  May  2020
Online publication date:  April  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367075606
eBook ISBN: 9780429021381
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429021381-25

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Abstract

Identity is a multifaceted, nuanced, and dynamic construct that has received increased attention and reinvigorated a rich line of research studies in science, engineering, and mathematics education (STEM). Scholars have drawn on different traditions from various social science disciplines to define, measure, and understand identity. This chapter synthesizes the research across STEM contexts to provide a more robust and integrated understanding of identity scholarship across STEM education and draws attention to a careful consideration of the strengths, gaps, and limitations of identity research. This synthesis, in turn, will provide recommendations for future research and priority areas of investigation.

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