National Academies of Sciences Engineering, Medicine, Rosenberg MB, Hilton ML, Dibner KA.
2018;1-227. doi: 10.17226/24943.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals generate a stream of scientific discoveries and technological innovations that fuel job creation and national economic growth. Ensuring a robust supply of these professionals is critical for sustaining growth and creating jobs...
Johnson ML, Spear K.
2017;88-105. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2212-6.ch005.
First-year engineering majors face a myriad of obstacles as they begin college. Taking challenging foundational coursework, navigating new expectations for performance and experience, and understanding the broader impact of their academic interests are just a few of those obstacles....
Rorrer A, Swan B.
This study describes findings from a large-scale program evaluation of a National Science Foundation undergraduate research program, the Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering (CISE) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. A study of faculty principal investigators from CISE...
Gray M, Thomas KD.
2017;1-325. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2212-6.
Underrepresentation of minorities is present in the field of engineering, both in education and practice. As in every profession, diversity and inclusion needs to be incorporated in order to provide the same opportunities for all people. Strategies for Increasing...
Timmis S, Yee WC, Bent E.
This chapter focuses on social justice relating to undergraduate education for diverse and underrepresented students. Within mass higher education, participation and equity are increasingly critical; including the experience students have while at university. We argue that the pervasiveness of...
Ieee, Drazan JF, Eglash R, Cooke L.
STEM educational practices not only have limited success in engaging students from underrepresented groups, but also often fail to prepare future scientists and engineers with an appreciation for the social and environmental concerns that underpin their work. Rather than...
Ieee, Prasad R, Traynor C, Keeney SS.
This paper examines three different programs to engage refugee, immigrant and underrepresented high school students for a semester-long college campus experience in the field of science, technology and computing. The college is a liberal arts college that values service...
Fakayode SO, Mohammed AK, Wilson ZS, Kanipes MI, Snipes V.
2016;119-151. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0308-8.ch008.
A continued decline in the student enrollment and retention and graduation rates of Underrepresented Minorities (URM) in STEM majors is a potential threat to future sustainability, viability, and competiveness of several STEM degree programs, particularly at Historically Black Colleges...
Ieee, Mosina N, Khethavath P.
In this paper we describe "Diversity and Connection in CSTEM" project that is currently being implemented at LaGuardia Community College. This faculty-driven integrated project targets diverse student population in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics aiming to advance their...
Ludi S, Jordan S.
2015;157-168. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-20684-4_16.
Despite advances in assistive technology, challenges remain in precollege computer science outreach and university programs for visually impaired students. The use of robotics has been popular in pre-college classrooms and outreach programs, including those that serve underrepresented groups. This...
Hodges AB, Wells AM.
2015;241-257. doi: 10.1108/s1479-364420150000017012.
There is a paucity of STEM professionals in the United States and an enduring disparity between the number of underrepresented minorities (URMs) and Caucasians entering and persisting in STEM. Many of the national initiatives to address the lack of...
Celepcikay OU, Tarim S.
2015;159-169. doi: 10.1007/978-94-6300-019-2_12.
This chapter provides a discussion on equity in STEM education, gender and minority gaps in the STEM workforce and how the STEM SOS model helps to close these gaps and overcome the underrepresentation of women and minorities in STEM...