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Title: Las Positas College Increase Female Students in Welding and Automotive Technology from 5% to 14%; Retention Increases to 94%
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/topics/recruitment/338-las-pos...
Publisher: National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
Description: This brief case study highlights Las Positas College in Livermore, California, which took part in the CalWomen Tech project. The project involved each college participating in four core recruitment strategies. Outreach took form in the place of posters, flyers, brochures and a website. Las Positas used the slogan "Women in Technology RULE." As a result of these efforts, the college was able to increase recruitment and retention of female students. The lessons learned from Las Positas College would be useful for other community colleges and technical programs looking to improve in this area.
LC Classification: Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
Technology -- Manufactures -- Metal manufactures. Metalworking -- Joining of metals -- Welding
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education of special classes of persons -- Women. Girls -- Vocational education
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education of special classes of persons -- Women. Girls -- Higher education
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Automobiles. Automobile travel. Motor vehicles -- Special topics, A-Z -- Maintenance and repair
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Science -- Technology
Science -- Engineering
Date Issued: 2011
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Reference
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Administrators
College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Teaching Professionals
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: 2012-01-30 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-02-07 14:38:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 73
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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