An Interactive Exploration of Gender and Engineering: Unpacking the ExperienceFrontiers in Education Conference (2012)
AbstractThe engineering student experience is understood to differ for male and female students; gendered interactions affect the development of academic and professional role confidence, as well as engineering identity. The purpose of this session is twofold. First, we aim to introduce participants to concepts of gender schemas, privilege, and identity using a range of interactive activities, including brainstorming and structured discussion. Second, we intend to share information about and obtain feedback on a Gender Discussion Exploration Kit, which the participants will be encouraged to review, use, and share at their home institutions.
Publication DateOctober 3, 2012
Citation InformationDebbie Chachra, Lynn Andrea Stein, Alisha L. Sarang-Sieminski, Caitrin Lynch, et al.. "An Interactive Exploration of Gender and Engineering: Unpacking the Experience" Frontiers in Education Conference (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/debbie_chachra/22/