Freshman introductory engineering seminar course: Coupled with bridge program equals academic success and retention

Maria A. Reyes, Mary R. Anderson-Rowland, Mary Ann McCartney

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Abstract

Arizona State University Office of Minority Engineering Programs has hosted the Minority Engineering Program Summer Bridge Program for the past two years. The goal of the program is to promote greater awareness of and recruit potential candidates to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The program content and curriculum are designed to prepare underrepresented ethnic group for success in the college. The program focuses on building community and utilized undergraduate student role models as instructors, while the curriculum focuses on engineering design, technical communications, and a design project. Academic scholarships are given to students based on a team design project competition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference
PublisherIEEE
Pages505-510
Number of pages6
Volume1
StatePublished - 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 28th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. Part 3 (of 3) - Tempe, AZ, USA
Duration: Nov 4 1998Nov 7 1998

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OtherProceedings of the 1998 28th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. Part 3 (of 3)
CityTempe, AZ, USA
Period11/4/9811/7/98

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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    Reyes, M. A., Anderson-Rowland, M. R., & McCartney, M. A. (1998). Freshman introductory engineering seminar course: Coupled with bridge program equals academic success and retention. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference (Vol. 1, pp. 505-510). IEEE.