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AMP Student Application Cohort 3 - PRIME Center
Student Application Packet
Become an App Maker Pro
App Maker Pro (AMP): Motivating STEM Study
Grant # 1509105 Funded by the National Science Foundation
High school students, here’s a great opportunity for you to:
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Learn to develop or modify existing apps.
Increase your understanding of science, engineering and mathematics.
Work with ASU faculty, industry experts in app design.
Join Project AMP Cohort 3! Sessions will be held in labs at
ASU’s Polytechnic campus. The Showcase Open House
meets on the final day of each session. Dates and times are:
 Fall 2016 semester meetings: Saturdays, Oct 22 and
29; Nov. 5, 12, and 19; Dec. 3, 9am - noon.
 Spring 2017 meetings: Saturdays, Jan 21 and 28; Feb
4, 11, and 25; March 4, 9am - noon.
 Summer 2017 meetings: Weekdays, June 6 to 17.
9am – 1pm.
 Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 dates TBD.
Leaders of AMP Design Villages are faculty from ASU colleges or scientists from business and
industry. Members of AMP Villages are high school students, secondary teachers, and ASU
undergraduate majors in computer science who serve as mentors.
For participation in this project, students will receive a stipend of $100/semester and $200/summer and
all apps developed by your cohort. We also will provide you with a certificate indicating your
participation in this National Science Foundation project.
*Application (see pages 2-8) due August 31, 2016.
If you have any questions, contact us:
Carole Greenes, Project AMP-Principal Investigator, Director, Practice, Research, and Innovation in
Mathematics Education (PRIME) Center, Professor, Mathematics Education, Arizona State University.
Phone: (480) 727-0902; e-mail: [email protected]
Mary Cavanagh, Project AMP -Director, PRIME Center Executive Director Arizona State University
Office (480) 727-0907; Cell (480) 273-7951; e-mail: [email protected]
James Kim, Project AMP-Coordinator, PRIME Center Coordinator, Arizona State University
Office (480) 727-0904; Cell: (480) 273-1249; email: [email protected]
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Here’s how to apply:
Step 1: Complete the Project AMP Student Application Packet.
The packet consists of
a. The Student Application
b. Project AMP Survey
c. Student Participation Agreement Form
d. Parent Consent Form
Step 2: Return your completed application to James Kim by any of the following:
email to:
fax to:
mail to:
[email protected]
480-727-0910
PRIME Center, ASU. PO Box 875703. Tempe, AZ 85287-5703
STUDENT APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP IN PROJECT AMP
Student Name (Print) _______________________________________________
School __________________________________________________________
School District ____________________________________________________
Phone numbers (Home) ___________________ (Cell) ____________________
Student Email_____________________________________________________
Signature ________________________________________________________
Referred by ________________________________________________________
Grade level ________________________________________________________
Tentative College Major _______________________________________________
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Project AMP Technology Survey (Note: Prior Experience is NOT Necessary)
Name (Print) ________________________________________________
Answer each question with an X on the line. Have you had experience with:
1. Computer Languages?
Objective-C
_____ yes
_____ no
Java
_____ yes
_____ no
Python
_____ yes
_____ no
Swift
_____ yes
_____ no
_____ yes
_____ no
_____ yes
_____ no
_____ yes
_____ no
_____ yes
_____ no
_____ yes
_____ no
2. Game Design/Building Software?
Describe.
3. Computer Graphic Design Tools?
Describe.
4. Website Design?
Describe.
5. 3-D Modeling Software?
Describe.
6. Video Editing Software?
Describe.
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Project AMP Technology Survey
Answer each question with an X on the line. Have you ever owned or had experience with:
1. Personal Computers?
Windows?
_____ yes
_____ no
Mac?
_____ yes
_____ no
Linux?
_____ yes
_____ no
Windows phone?
_____ yes
_____ no
Windows tablet?
_____ yes
_____ no
Android phone?
_____ yes
_____ no
Android tablet?
_____ yes
_____ no
iPhone?
_____ yes
_____ no
iPad?
_____ yes
_____ no
2. Handheld devices?
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STUDENT PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT FORM
(Submit by August 31, 2016 or sooner)
To be a member of a Project AMP Design Village for Cohort 3, I commit to stay in the program from
Fall 2016 through Spring 2018. Project AMP is a research project that requires data from all
participants.* Project researchers will follow your academic performance for one year after completion
of the project. Participation in the AMP Design Villages will not affect my grade in any high school
courses. I am free to withdraw at any time. I will receive a stipend of $100/semester and $200/summer
for participation.
As part of the project I agree to:
1. Attend all Project AMP Design Village meetings held on ASU’s Polytechnic campus. Meetings
are scheduled for 2 weeks in the summer and on Saturday mornings for 6 weeks each semester.
2. Be interviewed during participation in project activities.
3. Be videotaped during my work in the village. *
4. Complete surveys and assessments about my interests, aptitudes, and knowledge about career
choices and my knowledge about science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. *
5. Allow researchers to access to my school transcripts to collect data about my academic work,
including course grades and results of standardized tests.
6. Present my project work at the Showcase Open House.
* Surveys, videotapes and interviews will be viewed by project staff only and will be destroyed at
the end of the project.
I understand that no names will be attached to any data that are reported.
I understand that I may withdraw from the project at any time without penalty.
Student Name (Print) ___________________________________________________
Student Signature __________________________________Date _______________
Project AMP, Cohort 3 will begin on Saturday, October 22, 2016. If you meet the requirements for
admission, you will receive notification by email or phone by September 15, 2016. If your application is
submitted after August 31, 2016 and there is space in the program, your notification for admission will
be later.
* If you have any questions about your rights as a subject/participant in this research, or if you feel you
have been placed at risk, you can contact the Chair of the Human Subjects Institutional Review Board,
through the ASU Office of Research Integrity and Assurance at (480) 965-6788.
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PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT FOR CHILD’S PARTICIPATION IN ASU’S
App Maker Pro (AMP)
Dear Parent or Guardian,
Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus is investigating ways to better prepare high school
students for the study of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business in high school and
college.
App Maker Pro (AMP) will meet Fall 2016, Spring, Summer and Fall 2017, and Spring 2018. All
students in the project must be either a freshman, sophomore, or junior in high school. Your child will
participate in math, science, engineering, and technology villages 10 mornings in the summer over a 2week span and one Saturday morning per week for 6 weeks per semester. Leaders of Villages are faculty
from ASU or experts from business and industry.
Participation in the project is voluntary. Your child may withdraw from the project at any time.
Participation or withdrawal from the project will not affect your student’s grades in any high school
courses.
If you agree to have your child participate in Project AMP, we would like you to attend the end-ofprogram Showcase Open House where your child and other villagers will display and describe their
projects. The Fall Session Showcase will be December 3, 2016.
If your child meets the admission requirements, you and your child will be notified by September 15,
2016. If your application is submitted after the August 31, 2016 deadline, notification for admission will
be later if space is available.
The first session begins October 22, 2016.
For more information, contact:
Carole Greenes, App Maker Pro - Principal Investigator, Mathematics Professor, Arizona State
University, Phone: (480) 727-0902, e-mail: [email protected]
Mary Cavanagh, App Maker Pro - Director, Arizona State University,
Office (480) 727-0907; Cell (480) 273-7951; e-mail: [email protected]
James Kim, Project AMP-Coordinator, PRIME Center Coordinator, Arizona State University
Office (480) 727-0904; Cell: (480) 273-1249; email: [email protected]
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PARENT/GUARDIAN APPLICATION FOR CHILD’S PARTICIPATION IN
ASU’S
APP MAKER PRO PROJECT (AMP)
Child’s Name (PRINT) ___________________________________
Parent or Guardian Name (PRINT) _______________________________
Home Address _______________________________________________
City, State, Zip_______________________________________________
Phone Numbers (Home) ________________ (Cell) __________________
Parent/Guardian Email __________________________________________________
ASU and the National Science Foundation are delighted that your child is applying to participate in the
Project AMP. We are requesting the following demographic information on all participants.
Gender: ______Male
_______Female
Ethnicity: _____Hispanic or Latino ____Not Hispanic or Latino ____Unknown
Race: ______American Indian or Alaska Native
______Asian
_______Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
____Black or African American
_______White
Disability Status: _____Hearing Impaired _____Visual Impaired ______Mobility/Orthopedic
Impairment
______Other
______None
AMP Project Member Requirements
1. Beginning October 22, 2016, my child will participate in AMP Design Village meetings at ASU’s
Polytechnic campus, through Spring 2018. The Spring 2018 session will take place in their own school
district.
2. My child will be videotaped during participation in project activities. *
3. My child will complete tests and surveys about interests, aptitudes, and knowledge of mathematics,
science, engineering, technology, and career choices.
4. My child’s project logs and tests, surveys, and other project work will be collected and analyzed.
5. My child’s course grades and scores on standardized tests will be accessed by school transcripts and be
shared with Project Staff.
* Surveys, videotapes and interviews will be viewed by project staff only and will be destroyed at the end of the
project.
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Project AMP is a research project that requires data from all participants.*
I understand that researchers may collect data about my child’s academic work throughout participation,
accessing school transcripts and for one year after completion of the project, but no names will be
attached to any data that will be reported. Surveys, videotapes and interviews will be viewed by project
staff only and will be destroyed at the end of the project. I understand that my student may withdraw at
any time. Participation or withdrawal from the project will not affect my child’s grades in any high
school courses.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------By signing below, I agree that my child, (Child’s name) ____________________________________
may participate in the App Maker Pro Project activities, and will:
1. Attend all Project AMP Design Village meetings held on ASU’s Polytechnic campus. Meetings
are scheduled for 2 weeks in the summer and Saturday mornings, 6 weeks each semester through
Summer Semester, 2017.
2. Be interviewed during participation in project activities.
3. Be videotaped during work in the village. *
4. Complete surveys and assessments about interests, aptitudes, and knowledge about career
choices, and knowledge about science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. *
5. Allow researchers access to school transcripts and collect data about academic work, including
course grades and results of standardized tests.
6. Present project work at the Showcase Open House.
_____________________
Parent Signature
___________________________________ ____________
Printed Name
Date
* If you have any questions about your rights or your child's rights as a subject/participant in this
research, or if you feel you or your child has been placed at risk, you can contact the Chair of the Human
Subjects Institutional Review Board, through the ASU Office of Research Integrity and Assurance at
(480) 965-6788.
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