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ERIC Number: EJ819180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1559-5455
Benefiting Female Students in Science, Math, and Engineering: The Nuts and Bolts of Establishing a WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Learning Community
Pace, Diana; Witucki, Laurie; Blumreich, Kathleen
NASPA Journal, v45 n3 p373-383 2008
This paper describes the rationale and the step by step process for setting up a WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) learning community at one institution. Background information on challenges for women in science and engineering and the benefits of a learning community for female students in these major areas are described. Authors discuss the specific steps taken to set up a residential WISE community including formation of a planning group, securing funding, and facilities, staffing, recruitment, programming, and retention.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A