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Description: To help educators better understand the role of engineering, and to reach the largest number of middle and high school students, the Engineering the Future outreach program undertook the development of the "Building an Engineer" teleconference series. The purpose was to have a simple, organized structure for a diverse group of experts to discuss information concerning engineering and engineering education.
The second teleconference "Women in Engineering" held on May 6, 2003.Through this teleconference session, middle school and high school educators were introduced to experts in the field of engineering and engineering education. The panelists discussed gender issues in engineering education and careers. The purpose of this teleconference was to inform educators of the shortage of female engineers, the importance of encouraging young women to take advanced math and science classes, and how to help female students build confidence in their mathematics and science abilities.

Building an Engineer 02: Women in Engineering - Podcasts NJIT

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Description: To help educators better understand the role of engineering, and to reach the largest number of middle and high school students, the Engineering the Future outreach program undertook the development of the "Building an Engineer" teleconference series. The purpose was to have a simple, organized structure for a diverse group of experts to discuss information concerning engineering and engineering education.
The second teleconference "Women in Engineering" held on May 6, 2003.Through this teleconference session, middle school and high school educators were introduced to experts in the field of engineering and engineering education. The panelists discussed gender issues in engineering education and careers. The purpose of this teleconference was to inform educators of the shortage of female engineers, the importance of encouraging young women to take advanced math and science classes, and how to help female students build confidence in their mathematics and science abilities.

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