This paper describes the results of the pre and post mathematics test administered to student participants of the 2001 Summer Bride Program at the University of New Mexico. This program was sponsored by the Minority...
Gender Differences in Spatial Reasoning Skills and their Effects on Success and Retention in Engineering Programs
This presentation from Sheryl A. Sorby of Michigan Technological University discusses gender differences in spatial reasoning skills, and the effects of these differences on success and retention in engineering...
This report from Nora Newcombe, which originally appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, looks at the importance of spatial reasoning. The author makes the argument that education in the United States should...
This paper describes the use of multimedia course ware to help student learning and accommodate learning style differences. The course ware was originally aimed at improving the retention of underrepresented minority...
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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