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16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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This paper adds to the growing body of knowledge of STEM Education, particularly the role of technology corporations at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The issue raised is where the barriers exist for technology corporations, how these companies can integrate themselves in the educational space and the benefit for students. We posit that a STEM Partnership Framework can help define these boundaries and easily demonstrate how STEM Education and technology firms can better assist each other with knowledge transfer. Finally, we conclude with research questions that could be explored for the effectiveness of technology partnerships with HBCUs and a description of the Social Cognitive Career Theory that could be employed to explore this emergent research area.

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

The Role of Tech Corporations at Historically Black Colleges and Universities in American STEM Education

This paper adds to the growing body of knowledge of STEM Education, particularly the role of technology corporations at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The issue raised is where the barriers exist for technology corporations, how these companies can integrate themselves in the educational space and the benefit for students. We posit that a STEM Partnership Framework can help define these boundaries and easily demonstrate how STEM Education and technology firms can better assist each other with knowledge transfer. Finally, we conclude with research questions that could be explored for the effectiveness of technology partnerships with HBCUs and a description of the Social Cognitive Career Theory that could be employed to explore this emergent research area.