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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-i...
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: Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
Science -- Science (General) -- Women in science. Women scientists
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education of special classes of persons -- Women. Girls -- Vocational education
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Engineering
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
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
Date Of Record Release: 2012-01-18 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-02-07 14:46:15 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 98
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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