Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Engineering Majors and Careers, 1st Edition

  • Monica Gray
  • Ken D. Thomas
  • Published By: Engineering Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522522131
  • ISBN-13: 9781522522133
  • DDC: 620.0079
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 325 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This book is an essential reference work for the latest research on the need for diversity and inclusion within the engineering workforce and provides approaches to restructure engineering education to achieve this goal. Featuring expansive coverage on a broad range of topics including minority recruitment, experiential education systems, and study abroad programs, this book is ideally designed for students, professionals, academic advisors, and recruitment officers seeking current research on ways to diversify engineering education and careers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Dedication.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
High Impact Higher Education Pedagogical Frameworks and Practices.
1: Improving Minority Student Persistence: An Institutional Factors Approach.
2: Minority Recruitment and Retention Among Gifted Students.
3: Engineering Study Abroad: High Impact Strategy for Increasing Access.
Micro-Community or Target Approaches to Diversifying Engineering.
4: Empowering Women in STEM: Embedding STEM in K-12 Education.
5: Developing a Learning Community of Engineers Through an Honors First-Year Seminar.
6: Engineering Teams: Supporting Diversity in Engineering Education.
7: Addressing Cultural and Gender Project Bias: Engaged Learning for Diverse Student Cohorts.
Critiques and Administrative Suggestions to Restructure Engineering Education.
8: Revisioning the Engineering Profession: How to Make It Happen!.
9: A Globally Focused, Experiential Educational System for STEM Fields: Measures for Intentionally Promoting Diversity.
10: Diversifying Engineering Education: A Transdisciplinary Approach From RWTH Aachen University.
11: Engineering Pathways in a U.S. Public Institution of Higher Education: A Strategy for Fostering Student Diversity.
12: Getting Off the Engineering Enrollment Rollercoaster: Interaction Between Academia and Upstream Petroleum Industry.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Dedication.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
High Impact Higher Education Pedagogical Frameworks and Practices.
1: Improving Minority Student Persistence: An Institutional Factors Approach.
2: Minority Recruitment and Retention Among Gifted Students.
3: Engineering Study Abroad: High Impact Strategy for Increasing Access.
Micro-Community or Target Approaches to Diversifying Engineering.
4: Empowering Women in STEM: Embedding STEM in K-12 Education.
5: Developing a Learning Community of Engineers Through an Honors First-Year Seminar.
6: Engineering Teams: Supporting Diversity in Engineering Education.
7: Addressing Cultural and Gender Project Bias: Engaged Learning for Diverse Student Cohorts.
Critiques and Administrative Suggestions to Restructure Engineering Education.
8: Revisioning the Engineering Profession: How to Make It Happen!.
9: A Globally Focused, Experiential Educational System for STEM Fields: Measures for Intentionally Promoting Diversity.
10: Diversifying Engineering Education: A Transdisciplinary Approach From RWTH Aachen University.
11: Engineering Pathways in a U.S. Public Institution of Higher Education: A Strategy for Fostering Student Diversity.
12: Getting Off the Engineering Enrollment Rollercoaster: Interaction Between Academia and Upstream Petroleum Industry.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.