Proceedings of the 1999 Women in Engineering Conference: "Moving Beyond Individual Programs To Systemic Change"

Proceedings of the 1999 WEPAN National Conference, held June 5 - 8, 1999 at San Antonio, Texas

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Front Matter PDF

Opening Session

Session Synopsis PDF
Welcome Address PDF
Susan Staffin Metz
Diversity in Engineering PDF
William A. Wolf

Pedagogical Strategies I

Session Synopsis PDF

Current Research

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National WEPAN Pilot Climate Survey: Exploring the Environment for Undergraduate Engineering Students PDF
Suzanne G. Brainard, Susan Staffin Metz, Gerald Gillmore

Newcomers I

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Mainstreaming Your Program: Experiences From The Field PDF
Barbara Bogue, Judy "JJ" Jackson

Deans Panel

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Program Support I

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Federal Government Perspectives on Diversity PDF
Margaret Chu, Arthur Bienenstock, Sue Kemnitzer

Pre-College Initiatives

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The United Technologies/Trinity College Engineering Initiative (UTCEI): A Proven Model for the Partnership of the Future PDF
Christine Caragianis-Broadbridge, Danae L. Stoane

Issues in Industry

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A Panel Discussion of "Best Practices" in the IT Industry To Support and Retain Technical Women PDF
Cathy Campbell, Elaine P. Laws, Shari H. Moore, Linda A. Scherr

Collaborative Programs

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Developing Multi-Institutional Partnerships for Systemic Change PDF
Jorja Kimball, Jamie Bacon
The CIC WISE Initiative: The Value of Consortial Activity PDF
Jean E. Girves

Professional Development Workshop I

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Keynote Speaker

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"Gold-Collar" Professionals: A New Breed for the New Century PDF
Sheila Tobias

Professional Development Workshop II

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Multiple Interest I

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Workforce 2000 and The Engineering Profession PDF
Alem Asres

Accreditation and WIE Programs

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Accrediting Teaching and Learning: The UK Case for Inclusion in Engineering and Computing PDF
Pennie Ottley
ABET Engineering Criteria 2000: Interactions With Women in Engineering Programs PDF
Karan Watson

Newcomers II

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Finding Support for a Women in Engineering Program PDF
Jane Zimmer Daniels

Guest Speakers I

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Awards Ceremony

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Program Support II

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Pedagogical Strategies II

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Active Learning Processes and Classroom Pedagogy: Those That Encourage Student Self-Empowerment and Those That Foster Assimilation of Physics Concepts PDF
C. Jan Carpenter, Julie Anne Schuck

Mentoring Programs

Session Synopsis PDF
The Mentor Program of Aalborg University PDF
Kirsten Molgaard, Saskia Loer Hansen
Reviewing the Start-Up Phase of MentorNet: Progress, Findings, Results, Lessons Learned PDF
Carol B. Muller, Peg Boyle Single, Stephanie J. Fox
The Peer Advising Program Graduate Experience Project PDF
Debbie A. Taylor, Cinda-Sue Davis

Innovative Curricula

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Inclusive Learning Communities at Texas A&M: Making Systemic Changes in the Classroom PDF
James R. Morgan, Jan Rinehart

Multiple Interest II

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Model WIE Programs

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Living-Learning Programs for Women in Science and Engineering: What Works and What Doesn't PDF
Cinda-Sue Davis, Russell Hathaway, Sally Sharp
Residential Programs for First-Year Women in Science and Engineering PDF
Barbara S. Clark
Small Groups for Students in Engineering: The Manual PDF
Janine K. Reklaitis

Discussion Groups

Recruiting Women Into Engineering Graduate School PDF
Christie Befort, Mary Aleta White, Stephanie Blaisdell, Mary Anderson-Rowland
Do Women Have the Ability to Study Engineering? Do Good Students Leave Engineering? PDF
Kathy Belknap
MentorNet: A Dialogue With University Partners PDF
Peg Boyle Single, Carol B. Muller, Stephanie J. Fox
A Model Program at Virginia Tech: The C-Tech(2) Program for High School Women PDF
Leslie Pendleton Graham

Guest Speakers II

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Professional Development Workshop III

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Organizational Change: Challenges, Team Building, and Case Studies PDF
Nancy E. Algert, Karan Watson, Debra Fowler

Pre-College Strategies

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Keys to Empowering Youth: Developing A Science and Technology Mentoring Program PDF
Elizabeth Thomspn, Corinna Lathan, Sandra Hanson, Cindy Dernay-Tervalon, Priya Rajendram, Cheryl Morris, Tao Peng

Professional Development Workshop IV

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Appendix A: WEPAN National Conference Participants PDF
Appendix B: The Cradleboard PDF
Appendix C: Author Index PDF
Appendix D: Organizational Index PDF