Promoting a culture of inclusion in first-year engineering courses
There is a historic and persistent underrepresentation of women and people of color in engineering. Attempts to encourage broader participation in engineering degree programs focused on the underrepresented populations have produced gains, but their effects have seemed to plateau. Rather than continue to focus on the underrepresented groups, it is time to change the engineering culture writ large to promote inclusive attitudes among all engineers. Promoting inclusion in engineering benefits engineering practice by helping to retain individuals with unique talents and by providing for a cognitively ...
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Rebecca, Atedero A.
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Inclusive engineering identities: two new surveys to assess first-year students' inclusive values and behaviors Author(s):Rambo-Hernandez, Karen E.; Atadero, Rebecca A.; Paguyo, Christina H.; Schwartz, Jeremy C.Date Issued:2017Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)The under-representation of women and people of color in engineering careers is not fully explained by their lower representation in engineering degree programs. There is also attrition from the profession after engineering ...
Author(s):Atadero, Rebecca A.; Paguyo, Christina H.; Rambo-Hernandez, Karen E.; Henderson, Heather LysbethDate Issued:2016Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); postersProject goal: Change engineering culture to support robust learning in degree programs, more effective professional practice, and efforts to retain diverse students and professionals.
Creating inclusive environments in first-year engineering classes to support student retention and learning: presentation Author(s):Atadero, Rebecca A.; Rambo-Hernandez, Karen E.; Paguyo, Christina H.; Francis, JenniferDate Issued:2016Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)Presentation discusses changing engineering culture to broaden participation.