Meet the Scientist – A Case Study

Description

'Meet the Scientist' is an Aimhigher initiative in the south west that involves PhD students from universities exhibiting their work to learners aged mainly between 13 and 16, in the form of short interactive presentations. This case study includes research concerning the effectiveness of 'Meet the Scientist' in line with Aimhigher objectives and considers how it works by increasing intrinsic motivation through freedom of choice and fostering relevance.