Becoming an engineer in public universities : pathways for women and minorities
- 1st ed.
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Physical description
- xiv, 207 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Palgrave studies in urban education.
T74 .F6 B43 2010
- Unknown T74 .F6 B43 2010
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -197) and index.
- 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.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- This book presents the results of a three year National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored research study that investigated program culture and organizational conditions promoting the successful completion of undergraduate engineering degrees, specifically focusing on women and minority group members, those traditionally underrepresented in engineering careers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- edited by Kathryn M. Borman, Will Tyson, and Rhoda H. Halperin.
- Palgrave studies in urban education