Becoming an Engineer in Public Universities : Pathways for Women and Minorities
By: Borman, Kathryn M.
Contributor(s): Halperin, Rhoda H | Tyson, Will.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Palgrave Studies in Urban Education: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Description: 1 online resource (224 p.).ISBN: 9780230106826.Subject(s): College dropouts --United States --Prevention | Minority college students --Florida --Case studies | Women engineering students --Florida --Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Becoming an Engineer in Public Universities : Pathways for Women and MinoritiesDDC classification: 378.16913 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Foreword; One: Introduction: The Scarcity of Scientists and Engineers, a Hidden Crisis in the United States; Two: Producing STEM Graduates in Florida: Understanding the Florida Context; Three: To Stay or to Switch? Why Students Leave Engineering Programs; Four: Pedagogy and Preparation: Learning to be an Engineer; Five: Program Climate: Engineering Social and Academic Fit; Six: Program Culture: How Departmental Values Facilitate Program Efficacy
Seven: Making the Transition: The Two-to Four-Year Institution Transfer ExperienceEight: Voices from the Field: Strategies for Enhancing Engineering Programs; References; List of Contributors; Index
Based on research conducted in a three year, mixed-method, multi-site National Science Foundation, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program Project, this book offers a comprehensive look into how engineering department culture and climate impacts the successful retention of female and minority college students.
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