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Duncan, John R.; Zeng, Yong – National Center for Engineering and Technology Education, 2005
Limited information is available regarding the factors that promote persistence by women in engineering programs. Stated simply, the problem is that the number of women engineers continues to fall short in comparison to the gender ratio of women to men in the population in the U.S. (BEST, 2002) and worldwide (Hersh, 2000). More women engineers are…
Descriptors: Females, Persistence, Engineering, Technology Education
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Benson, Angela D.; Johnson, Scott D.; Duncan, John R.; Shinkareva, Olga N.; Taylor, Gail D.; Treat, Tod. – Community College Journal, 2005
A study funded by the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (Benson, Johnson, Taylor, Treat, Shinkareva, & Duncan, 2004) investigated the course structures and environments used for online career and technical education (CTE) courses and compared their effectiveness to equivalent campus-based courses in terms of the extent to…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Community Colleges, Vocational Education, Web Based Instruction