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Student Outcomes

Civic Engagement and STEM Career Interest

Civic Engagement and STEM Career Interest

​Treatment
​Control

​5.1
​5.7

Students who participated in SL courses reported significantly higher civic engagement attitudes at posttest than control students, and this difference was statistically significant.

Civic Engagement Attitudes

Civic Engagement Attitudes


​Pre
​Post
Treatment
​5.29
​5.48
Control
​5.48
​5.45

SL students increased in civic engagement attitudes from pretest to posttest, while control students decreased. This difference was not statistically significant.  

Civic Engagement Behaviors

Civic Engagement Behaviors


​Pre
​Post
​Treatment
​4.27
​4.63
​Control
​4.53
​4.8

Student-reported civic engagement behaviors increased from pretest to posttest for both SL and control students, and this difference was statistically significant.  

STEM Career Interest

STEM Career Interest


​Pre
​Post
​Treatment
​3.96
​4.09
​Control
​4.36
​4.22

SL students’ STEM career attitudes increased from pretest to posttest, while control students’ STEM career attitudes decreased from pretest to posttest.