Title

Addressing Gender Issues in the Engineering Classroom

Abstract

Examines three factors contributing to the perceived hostility toward women on university campuses dominated by science and engineering programs. Considers student resistance to direct instruction on gender issues and strategies for overcoming their resistance. Describes two courses that successfully used project-based learning to raise gender issues.

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Educational Environment; Educational Strategies; Engineering Education; Gender Issues; Higher Education; Science Education; Sex Bias; Student Behavior; Teacher Role; Universities

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Sex discrimination
Teacher-student relationships

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1999 University of Illinois Press, All rights reserved.

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