"Wise investments": A yearlong pilot program introducing engineering to teachers and counselors

May Movafagh Mowzoon, Mary Aleta White, Stephanie L. Blaisdell, Mary R. Anderson-Rowland

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Abstract

The pilot program within the Women in Applied Science and Engineering (WISE) program at Arizona university to teach middle and high school math and science teachers for the integration of engineering in to math and science curriculum is discussed. Such introduction provides relavance and context for what the student are learning along with the encouragement to students to continue the maths and science studies. The WISE program is design to teach middle and high school guidance counselors to enhance the efforts to support and encourage underrepresented students to pursue engineering and related careers. However, the funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help in the expansion of the program and to continue it for three more years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
Pages5747-5752
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 1999
Event1999 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Engineering Education to Serve the World - Cahrlotte, NC, United States
Duration: Jun 20 1999Jun 23 1999

Other

Other1999 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Engineering Education to Serve the World
CountryUnited States
CityCahrlotte, NC
Period6/20/996/23/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Mowzoon, M. M., White, M. A., Blaisdell, S. L., & Anderson-Rowland, M. R. (1999). "Wise investments": A yearlong pilot program introducing engineering to teachers and counselors. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings (pp. 5747-5752)