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Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Engineering Majors and Careers (Hardcover)

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This volume was inspired by the American Association of Engineering Education Board naming 2014-15 the Year of ACTION on Diversity. Engineering educators describe success stories from around the world that involve combining K-12 preparation, re-engineering the current curriculum, incorporating experiential educational experiences such as study abroad, providing work environments that are more friendly to under-represented workers, and addressing barriers to women and minorities. They cover high impact higher education pedagogical frameworks and practices, micro-community or target approaches to diversifying engineering, and critiques and administrative suggestions to restructure engineering education. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 307
Genre: Education
Series Title: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: May 31, 2017
TCIN: 52222181
UPC: 9781522522126
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-0980
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