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Diversity and inclusion in engineering education: Looking through the gender question

Aruquia Peixoto, Carina Soledad Gonzalez Gonzalez, Rebecca Strachan, Pedro Plaza, Maria de los Angeles Martinez, Manuel Blazquez, Manuel Castro
2018 2018 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)  
There is also a global shortage of STEM and engineering skills that can be tackled by addressing the lack of diversity in the field. One obvious way to view this problem is by looking at gender.  ...  The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) field in general, and Engineering, suffer from a lack of diversity.  ...  Intel through the "Diversity at intel" has been publicly and transparently revealing years of diversity data in its company, and the actions it carries out to reach the goal of gender parity in the year  ... 
doi:10.1109/educon.2018.8363494 dblp:conf/educon/PeixotoGSPMBC18 fatcat:roth7k6wtrfn7bm2wizl3oewa4

Establishing Social Learning in an Engineering MOOC: Benefits for Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering Education

Jude S. Brereton, Kat Young
2022 Sustainability  
We recommend the continued use of interactive and discursive elements within a blended learning environment to positively impact diversity and inclusion in engineering education specifically, and STEM  ...  Through analysing quantitative data on age, gender, learner type, and commenting rates in peer-to-peer discussions, we examine the development and delivery of an engineering MOOC, before, during, and after  ...  The anonymity of learners has been preserved and steps taken to ensure that it is not possible to identify any individual learner from the data presented in this paper  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14095472 fatcat:o5bfgktzyre2nbvrvuub4p3xyy

Global Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering Education: Developing Platforms toward Global Alignment

David Antoine Delaine, Renetta Tull, Rovani Sigamoney, Darryl N. Williams
2016 International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP)  
The content is an expansion of work that was shared at the 2015 World Engineering Education Forum's first special session on "Diversity & Inclusion in Global Engineering."  ...  This paper presents an exploratory investigation of global scale diversity and inclusion efforts within engineering education.  ...  Additional thanks to the UNESCO Engineering Programme, the Tufts University Center for STEM Diversity, and the PROMISE AGEP program for continued support of Diversity and Inclusion efforts and this research  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijep.v6i1.5372 fatcat:kddc2erpqffd7pbnvjdnuthdp4

Building a Networked Improvement Community: Lessons in Organizing to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Chelsea E. Noble, Marilyn J. Amey, Luis A. Colón, Jacqueline Conroy, Anna De Cheke Qualls, Kamla Deonauth, Jeffrey Franke, Alex Gardner, Bennett Goldberg, Thelma Harding, Gary Harris, Sara Xayarath Hernández (+12 others)
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
In 2016, 10 universities launched a Networked Improvement Community (NIC) aimed at increasing the number of scholars from Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) populations entering  ...  We conclude with recommendations for those considering developing a NIC to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.  ...  CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND PEDAGOGY article Building a Networked Improvement Community: Lessons in Organizing to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering,  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.732347 pmid:34867613 pmcid:PMC8636314 fatcat:ndjvu5jotfdsri5zfwnzns6qli

Towards inclusion and diversity in the light of Universal Design: three administrative buildings in Aswan city as case studies

M. E. Khalil, N. A. Mohamed, E. A. Morghany
2021 Journal of Engineering and Applied Science (Cairo) (Online)  
AbstractSocial inclusion aims to achieve an inclusive society that entails respect for human diversity and upholds principles of equality and equity, allowing all groups to take part in the society.  ...  The study relied on the descriptive, analytical, and inductive approach, through the identification of deficiencies in the selected administrative buildings' design, and the clarification of development  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful for the helpful plans of Aswan University's administrative building under this study provided by the Architectural Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering at Aswan  ... 
doi:10.1186/s44147-021-00020-0 fatcat:pm55ftcplndlvgivi3tmmwsoha

Entrepreneurship and Gender in Higher Engineering Education in Germany [chapter]

Dominik May, Bengue Hosch Dayican, Liudvika Leisyte, Karsten Lensing, Lisa Sigl, Claudius Terkowsky
2016 Engineering Education 4.0  
Gender was operationalized by looking for the terms "gender" (Geschlecht), "diversity" (Diversität), and "inclusiveness" (Inklusivität).  ...  represent entrepreneurship and gender diversity to address our research questions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46916-4_78 fatcat:nn2j5ro3tre3bnxalsarmt57cy

Designing for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Systems Engineering Education

Courtney Rogers, Rupa Valdez
2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings   unpublished
One way to mitigate these biases is to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles into engineering education, specifically within the domain of systems engineering and related fields  ...  dynamics and incorporate diverse perspectives throughout the design process.  ...  Acknowledgments This study was funded by an Engineering for Equity grant through the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia.  ... 
doi:10.18260/1-2--36929 fatcat:yni6lyvl3zc3rap667lncqlyym

Medical education at king abdulaziz university

Abdullah Basalamah, Edwin Rossinski, Henry Schumacher
1980 Health Policy and Education  
Diversity in KAU can be implemented through a developed mission statement, a step-by-step strategic plan, and the roles and responsibilities of educational leaders.  ...  Diversification assures racially inclusive learning environments where diversity refers to differences in culture, language, gender and religion and social class.  ...  members in understanding the following questions: What is race?  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0165-2281(79)80007-7 fatcat:kitedkqqyba2dmuvj6xlwmz24q

LGBTQ Inequality in Engineering Education

Erin A. Cech, William R. Rothwell
2018 Journal of Engineering Education  
Researchers over the past three decades have documented processes of gender and racial/ethnic inequality in engineering education but little is known about other axes of difference, including the experiences  ...  Further, there is little variation in the climate for LGBTQ students across the eight schools, suggesting that anti-LGBTQ bias may be widespread in engineering education.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS A previous version of this paper was presented at the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Conference (Cech, Waidzunas, and Farrell 2017) and received the 2017 ASEE Best Diversity  ... 
doi:10.1002/jee.20239 fatcat:dbamxiktwrfrrlo5q5lnraupte

WHAT WOMEN STUDENTS WANT THEIR INSTITUTIONS TO DO TO MAKE ENGINEERING EDUCATION MORE INCLUSIVE AND LESS "CHILLY"

Cori Hanson
2020 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
In many engineering faculties in Ontario work on equity, diversity and inclusion is still fairly new.  ...  Despite the increase in the number of women enrolled in engineering education, incidents of sexism and microaggressions based on sexual orientation and race continue to be experienced by women in these  ...  Thank you to the Engineering Student Society Council of Ontario, the National Society for Black Engineers, and EngiQueers Canada for helping to promote this research and recruit students to participate  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.vi0.14170 fatcat:seme6576u5eqzjohcsyqqcwqxe

Italy: Gender Segregation and Higher Education [chapter]

Chiara Biasin, Gina Chianese
2020 International Perspectives on Gender and Higher Education  
in and through higher education .  ...  The labor market perspective is however not necessarily the right way to look at gender issues in the higher education student population.  ... 
doi:10.1108/978-1-83909-886-420201005 fatcat:o4isccvw5rggfjfbcnptnf3o7y

Insights from the Inclusive Environments and Metrics in Biology Education and Research Network: Our Experience Organizing Inclusive Biology Education Research Events

Rebecca A. Campbell-Montalvo, Natalia Caporale, Gary S. McDowell, Candice Idlebird, Katie M. Wiens, Kimberly M. Jackson, Jana D. Marcette, Michael E. Moore
2020 Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education  
The Inclusive Environments and Metrics in Biology Education and Research (iEMBER) network coordinates efforts of researchers from many fields interested in diversity and inclusion in biology education.  ...  In contrast to efforts focusing on improving inclusion in STEM classrooms from kindergarten through undergraduate (K-16), efforts to improve inclusion in scientific meetings and conferences, important  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1128/jmbe.v21i1.2083 pmid:32431765 pmcid:PMC7195160 fatcat:sgsbh7e7vra6fj57p52bnk2q7a

LEARNING FROM ECOFEMINISM: DECONSTRUCTING THE DUALISTIC 'SOFT' VS. 'HARD' NATURE OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Robyn Paul, Laleh Behjat, Marjan Eggermont, Robert Brennan
2020 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
There has been little progress in increasing the diversity of engineering over the past three and a half decades.  ...  There is a growing need to critically look at the embedded culture of engineering and how this presents a barrier to diversity.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Alberta Innovates, and the Schulich School of Engineering for their generous support of this research.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.vi0.14159 fatcat:pwdx4vgq5bb4lfworyzgpmao7e

6. Educational Policy and Open Educational Practice in Australian Higher Education [chapter]

Adrian Stagg, Carina Bossu
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
, and as a support for openness through informing and engaging the public with the government in a diverse range of activities (Bossu, 2016) .  ...  The Challenge of Inclusion Whilst it has already been noted that international demand for higher education has increased, the lack of equity in gender, socio-cultural and socio-economic representation  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.06 fatcat:qlzlqcb7drewdp7wyerw3wfzhm

Building And Sustaining Globally Competitive Higher Education Institutions: Transforming Education Through Inclusive Classrooms

Harriet Wambuii
2017 Zenodo  
The paper recommends that an empirical research be carried out in universities in Kenya to determine whether they embrace the principles of inclusive learning in classroom discourse and the inculcation  ...  This paper reviews literature on inclusive learning with a view to making recommendations on the strategies that teachers and stakeholders in education should employ to ensure that their learning institutions  ...  This leads to the question of whether learning institutions in Kenya are aligned with the laws in their pursuit for education.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.321557 fatcat:fjedbwdxarfsxpsgbwa5yf3sey
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