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Author Béraud, André

Title GIEE 2011 : Formation Interdisciplinaire des Ingénieurs et Problème du Genre
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2012


Description 1 online resource (476 pages)
Contents GIEE 2011: Gender and Interdisciplinary Educationfor Engineers: Formation Interdisciplinaire des Ingénieurs etProblème du Genre; Table of contents; Foreword; key note speakers; An ethica l and sociologica l view on women engineers and on the role interdisciplinary courses can playin attracting young people, and women, to engineering education; Introduction; What is my background?; From what position do I speak today?; 1. Social injustice and the underrepresentation of womenin engineering.; The insufficient "women-friendliness" of business; Different legitimate desires?
2. The lack of interest shown by the young generation in scienceand the shortage of engineers3. Why should there be more interdisciplinary courses? And what for?; References; The Bologna Process and transparencyin European Engineering Education:increased chances for equal opportunities; SUMARY; Introduction; The "Bologna Process", 1998-2010 and beyond; Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Higher Education; International Aspects Of Accreditation Of Engineering Education:The Eur-Ace Approach; Conclusions; Women in Tec hnology in the U.S.:Glas Cei ling Still Not Broken
Statistics on Women in Science and Engineering in the U.S. Curriculum Project in Engineering Designed to Attract Women; Women In The Academic Workforce In Science And Engineering; The Gender Gap in Patenting; Conclusion; References; A Vision for the Future of Europea Engineering: Greater gender equality and the utilisation of the skills and talents of all of society; Abstract; Introduction; Statistical Evidence; Problems for women students in Higher Education; Problems for professional women engineers; Long hours culture; Family Versus Work; Gender Stereotyping
Occupational Socialisation and Gender IdentityGendered Networking and the Career Ladder; Evolution; Ways forward into the Future?; UKRC Services for Employers; UKRC Services for Employees and Returners to SET; Conclusion; References; Session 1:teaching and learning, contents and cultures; Interdisciplinary Teachingand Learning for Diverse and Sustainable Engineering Education; Abstract; Introduction; What has happened so far?; The Helena project; Why do things change so slowly?; What more can be done?; Recommendations; Conclusions; Bibliography
Women in engineering in the UK :approaches to inclusion and engineering curriculum developmentAbstract; Introduction; Overview of data; Engineering curriculum development; Interdisciplinary aspects; Content Development; Teaching Environment and Assessment Innovations; Constraints on curriculum development; How is it framed?; Conclusion; Acknowledgement; Bibliography; Influence of the perception of science on Engineering & Technologies study choices in Lithuania; Abstract; Introduction; Young women and men perceptions, priorities and choices related to E & T study choice
Summary Attracting more young people, particularly women, in Engineering and Technology (ET) is a major concern in Europe today. Their participation in engineering occupations appears to be a key-issue for European economic and technical development, as well as a central achievement towards gender equality and social justice. Increasing young people's interest in the sciences and mathematics and underlining the importance of Engineering and Technology developments in shaping our collective future is an ongoing project in the education sector. This book presents various analyses and ideas for possible
Notes Curiculum, contents and contexts, teaching and learning strategies
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Subject Engineering -- Vocational guidance -- Congresses
Women in engineering -- Congresses
Engineering -- Vocational guidance
Women in engineering
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Godfroy, Anne-Sophie
Michel, Jean
ISBN 9789460919824