Vol.12, No.1, February 2023.                                                                                                                                                                              ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Evaluation of Communication and Collaboration Processes for Creating an Integrative STEAM Space at the Saginov Technical University


Damira Jantassova, Andrew David Hockley, Olga Shebalina, Dinara Akhmetova


© 2023 Damira Jantassova , published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 470-481, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM121-57, February 2023.


Received: : 10 November 2022.

Revised:   02 February 2023.
Accepted:  06 February 2023.
Published: 27 February 2023.




This article discusses the project on capacity building for training of engineering and technical specialists via STEAM technologies at the Saginov Karaganda Technical University (STU) in Kazakhstan. The project, entitled “Capacity building of engineers innovative training via STEAM education” was supported by the fund under the "Research in the field of education and science for 2021-2023” priority of the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Grant No. AP092600338). The current research presented in this article addresses the issues of assessing the level of professional communication and collaboration skills among teaching staff. The article describes the identified communication gaps and recommendations in three areas of training, presents the key statements of the theory of communication and collaboration formulated on the basis of the results obtained within the integrated educational STEAM space, structured as the core of the STEAM education framework. Additionally, a list of competencies according to advanced STEAM approaches have been developed.


Keywords –Engineering Education, STEAM Space, Communication Gaps, Collaboration, STEAM Approaches, Key STEAM Competences.



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