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Engineering Students at Day Zero: Selection and Concerns by Gender

Conference Paper


Abstract


  • The importance of attracting students to STEM disciplines such as engineering is well understood. Many developed countries are trying to grow numbers in the field by attracting a greater proportion of females than currently exists. This study explores student engineering selection decisions and initial concerns by gender prior to official commencement of classes within common first year engineering.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • S. Nikolic, T. Suesse & T. Goldfinch, "Engineering Students at Day Zero: Selection and Concerns by Gender," in Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, TALE 2018, 2019, pp. 1096-1100.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85062103401

Start Page


  • 1096

End Page


  • 1100

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • The importance of attracting students to STEM disciplines such as engineering is well understood. Many developed countries are trying to grow numbers in the field by attracting a greater proportion of females than currently exists. This study explores student engineering selection decisions and initial concerns by gender prior to official commencement of classes within common first year engineering.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • S. Nikolic, T. Suesse & T. Goldfinch, "Engineering Students at Day Zero: Selection and Concerns by Gender," in Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, TALE 2018, 2019, pp. 1096-1100.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85062103401

Start Page


  • 1096

End Page


  • 1100

Place Of Publication


  • United States