Becoming An Engineer In Public Universities: Pathways for Women and Minorities by K. BormanBecoming An Engineer In Public Universities: Pathways for Women and Minorities by K. Borman

Becoming An Engineer In Public Universities: Pathways for Women and Minorities

byK. BormanEditorR. Halperin, Will Tyson

Hardcover | June 21, 2010

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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.
KATHRYN M. BOORMAN is Professor of Anthropology and lead researcher at the Alliance for Applied Research in Anthropology and Education in the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Florida, USA.WILL TYSON is Assistant Professor of Sociology and senior research associate at the Alliance for Applied Research in Anthropolog...
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Title:Becoming An Engineer In Public Universities: Pathways for Women and MinoritiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:209 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:June 21, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230619355

ISBN - 13:9780230619357

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Scarcity of Scientists and Engineers, a Hidden Crisis in the U.S.; K.M.Borman , R.Halperin & W.Tyson Producing STEM Graduates in Florida: Understanding the Florida Context; B.A.Cotner , C.Workman Whaler & W.Tyson To Stay or to Switch? Why Students Leave Engineering Programs; W.Tyson , C.A.S.Smith & A.Nguema Ndong Pedagogy and Preparation: Learning to be an Engineer; R.S.Heppner , R.S.Lee & H.O.Wao Program Climate: Engineering Social and Academic Fit; H.O.Wao & R.S.Lee Program Culture: How Departmental Values Facilitate Program Efficacy; S.Chanderbhan Forde, C.A.Grace & B.A.Cotner Making the Transition: The Two-to Four-Year Institution Transfer Experience; C.Workman Whaler & J.E.Miller Voices from the Field: Strategies for Enhancing Engineering Programs; K.M.Borman , W.Tyson & C.Workman Whaler

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