Engineering Women’s Attitudes and Goals in Choosing Disciplines with Above and Below Average Female Representation

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Dina Verdín; Allison Godwin; Adam Kirn; Lisa Benson; Geoff Potvin;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Journal: Social Sciences (issn: 2076-0760)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/socsci7030044
  • Subject: masculine social norms | women in engineering | engineering disciplinary differences | Social Sciences | engineering disciplinary differences; masculine social norms; women in engineering | H | Engineering Education
    mesheuropmc: education | humanities

Women’s participation in engineering remains well below that of men at all degree levels. However, despite the low enrollment of women in engineering as a whole, some engineering disciplines report above average female enrollment. We used multiple linear regression to e... View more
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