Доступ предоставлен для: Guest
Портал Begell Электронная Бибилиотека e-Книги Журналы Справочники и Сборники статей Коллекции
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
SJR: 0.504 SNIP: 0.671 CiteScore™: 1.65

ISSN Печать: 1072-8325
ISSN Онлайн: 1940-431X

Выпуски:
Том 25, 2019 Том 24, 2018 Том 23, 2017 Том 22, 2016 Том 21, 2015 Том 20, 2014 Том 19, 2013 Том 18, 2012 Том 17, 2011 Том 16, 2010 Том 15, 2009 Том 14, 2008 Том 13, 2007 Том 12, 2006 Том 11, 2005 Том 10, 2004 Том 9, 2003 Том 8, 2002 Том 7, 2001 Том 6, 2000 Том 5, 1999 Том 4, 1998 Том 3, 1997 Том 2, 1995 Том 1, 1994

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.v8.i2.70
14 pages

AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ADMISSIONS POLICY FOR AN OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR GIRLS IN ENGINEERING

Denise Nicoletti
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609

Краткое описание

The goals of Camp REACH (Reinventing Engineering and Creating New Horizons) are to attract girls to engineering, increase their self-confidence and self-esteem, and educate their parents or guardians about engineering. In this article, the current acceptance process (essay and tottery) is examined to see if the program attracts and offers acceptance to girls who are likely to benefit from the program. The analysis shows that girls who submit higher quality essays are in many ways more likely to benefit. However, girls with poorer quality essays in some cases show significant benefit. The conclusion is that the acceptance process should not he made more competitive.


Articles with similar content:

EFFECTS OF AN AFTER SCHOOL ENGINEERING MENTORING PROGRAM ON MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS' PERCEPTIONS OF ENGINEERS
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.20, 2014, issue 1
Karen High, Rebekah Hammack
INFLUENCES OF A UNIVERSITY SUMMER RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM ON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' COMMITMENT TO THE SCIENCES AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.5, 1999, issue 2
John J. Colson, Ronald D. Simpson, Mary Monroe Atwater
THE YOUNG WOMEN IN SCIENCE PROGRAM: A FIVE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF AN INTERVENTION TO CHANGE SCIENCE ATTITUDES, ACADEMIC BEHAVIOR, AND CAREER ASPIRATIONS
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.15, 2009, issue 4
Kim N. Stansbury, Melody Powers Noland, Michelle Natasya Johnson, Caroline E. Reid, Sondra R. Floyd, Carl G. Leukefeld, Mitzi M. Schumacher
RECENT TRENDS IN WOMEN'S REPRESENTATION IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (SET) IN THE U.K.
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.3, 1997, issue 1&2
Judith Glover, Jane Fielding, Deborah Smeaton
SISTERS IN SCIENCE: CONFRONTING EQUITY IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.6, 2000, issue 3
Greer M. Richardson, Beverly D. Livingston, Penny L. Hammrich