Educational Technology

October 23, 2017

Can the Performing Arts Boost Student Outcomes in STEM Disciplines?

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By Adam Stone, Campus Technology

Can participation in the arts really bolster scientific learning? Can dance, in particular, spark STEM success? A recent paper from North Carolina State University suggests this might just be the case. The authors conducted interviews and focus groups with students who took part in on-campus dance companies as undergraduates. Fifteen of the 25 subjects were STEM majors, studying in field such as applied mathematics, engineering and chemistry.

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