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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Symposium
Assessing Hard-to-Measure Cognitive, Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies


December 16, 2015
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC


With support from the National Science Foundation, this symposium will explore key competencies such as critical thinking, motivation, mindset, and teamwork.  Session topics include:

  • How key competencies are related to learning and persistence in STEM
  • Defining and assessing key competencies
  • The landscape of research funders' investments in key competencies
  • Current research projects investigating key competencies

The symposium will build on and extend two prior White House Workshops on "hard to measure" 21st century skills.

Speakers include:

Gale Sinatra, University of Southern California
Brian Stecher and Laura Hamilton, RAND
Marc Chun, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Agenda  |  Speakers' Biosketches


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