From the Trenches: One Educator’s Success Story of Increasing the Retention of Female Students in Her STEM Program
Thursday, November 1 2012, 2:30 pm ET/ 1:30pm CT/12:30 pm MT/ 11:30 am PT
Learn about one community college program in engineering technology in which the percentage of females retained went from zero percent in 2007 to 26% in 2012. Plus, more male students and minority students are receiving degrees and certificates as well!
In this webinar you will learn:
- What female students need to hear from faculty to keep them on track to graduate.
- The curriculum changes that will keep students engaged throughout the program.
- How the layout of your lab may help or hinder the retention of female students.
Presented by: Antigone Sharris, Full-time Faculty and Program Coordinator, Engineering Technology Program, Triton College
Hosted by: Donna Milgram, Executive Director of the Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science (IWITTS)
The CalWomenTech Scale Up Project is funded by the Advanced Technological Education Program and the Program for Research on Gender in Science and Engineering from The National Science Foundation - Grant no. 1102996