This paper presents the results of a study investigating whether adapting instruction to gender preferences can improve the attitudes of students and their performance in mathematics. The study found that there was no...
This paper discusses whether gender differences are relevant in students' learning process and their use of technological components in their courses. The focus is specifically on computers and instructional technology...
Model Eliciting Activities: An In-Class Approach to Improving Interest and Persistence of Women in Engineering
This paper describes Model Eliciting Activities (MEA) which create "an environment in which skills beyond mathematical abilities are valued because the focus is not on the use of prescribed equations and algorithms but...
This paper describes the Women in Technology Project's intervention efforts targeting women in high school, postsecondary education, and the workforce. This includes a survey of all junior and senior students at the...
Creating a Successful Model for Minority Students' Success in Engineering: The PREF Summer Bridge Program
This paper describes the PREF Summer Bridge Program designed to increase retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minority students in engineering. The PREF program is a residential, six-week, rigorous...
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