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Title: Voices of Young Women in Engineering
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/topics/retention/268-voices-of...
Creator: Bennett, Dorothy
Publisher: National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
Description: This report discusses the experiences of five 17 year old female pre-engineering students at a specialized science high school. Observations and interviews revealed that "there are a number of cultural and psychological pressures that they contend with on a regular basis in the classroom — pressures that have convinced many to opt out of pursuing engineering further." Consequently, alternative methods of intervention for educating young women in science are discussed.
LC Classification: Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Women -- Special topics, A-Z -- Women engineers
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Public relations -- College publicity. Recruiting
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technology
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Teachers
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: 2012-01-27 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-02-07 13:46:09 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 46
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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