ERIC Number: EJ528374
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Improving the Academic Environment for Women Engineering Students Through Faculty Workshops.
Henes, Robby; And Others
Journal of Engineering Education, v84 n1 p59-67 Jan 1995
Discusses the low number of women in engineering and factors that contribute to this, including isolation, not seeing the relevance of theoretical basic courses, negative experiences in laboratory courses, classroom climate, and lack of role models. Describes workshops designed to help faculty members understand these issues and develop strategies for overcoming factors that discourage female students. Contains 17 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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