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Title: A Cross-Institutional Comparison of Elements of College Culture that Promote Women's Interest in Engineering at the Undergraduate Level
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/topics/retention/270-a-cross-in...
Creator: Burger, Carol J.
Creamer, Elizabeth G.
Meszaros, Peggy S. (Peggy Sisk), 1938-
Publisher: National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
Description: The Proven Practices site from the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology, and Science provides this poster on elements of college culture that promote women's interest in engineering. The poster displays the results of an NSF study identifying "four common factors across institutions that correlate with high retention rates of women in engineering programs." These include engineering student groups, female groups or activities, work experience, and enjoyment of subject matter.
LC Classification: Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education of special classes of persons -- Women. Girls -- Vocational education
Science -- Science (General) -- Women in science. Women scientists
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Contact the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science for copyright information
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 22
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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