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Title: Pre-University Outreach: Encouraging Students to Consider Engineering Careers
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/topics/recruitment/262-pre-uni...
Creator: Anderson, Lisa S.
Gilbride, Kimberley A.
Publisher: Global Journal of Engineering Education
National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
Description: This article from Lisa S. Anderson and Kimberley A. Gilbride provides some information on the Discover Engineering program at Toronto's Ryerson University. The program began as a summer program for female high school students, but now includes classroom outreach to co-ed high school classes. The paper describes the program's outreach activities and examines the impact this program has had in influencing students to choose engineering. This piece originally appeared in the Global Journal of Engineering Education.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education of special classes of persons -- Women. Girls -- Vocational education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Relation between higher and secondary education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Secondary education. High school teaching -- Individual branches -- Science
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
University First 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: 2012-04-06 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-02-07 14:29:00 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
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Resource URL Clicks: 2
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