This report analyzes media discourse on issues related to STEM education in both formal and informal contexts. Researchers qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed 283 relevant stories from newspapers, television broadcasts and news-oriented blogs between May 1, 2012 and May 1, 2013. The report concludes with reframing strategies that can be used to create new narratives on STEM learning and expand the public discourse on this issue.
Cognitive Media Analysis of Disparities in the Education System
The way the media covers educational equity and the "achievement gap" shapes public thinking. How can we reframe?
Narrative Holes in STEM Storytelling: A Field Frame Analysis
The field of STEM learning advocacy is growing - but are we telling the full story? This study of organizational communications finds what we're leaving out.
The Resilience Scale: Using Metaphor to Communicate a Developmental Perspective on Resilience
How can we talk about resilience in a way that disrupts people's assumption that it's all about inner strength and just a matter of "bouncing back?"