Curriculum innovations at Rowan University in New Jersey, US, that have improved the success and retention of female engineering students, are discussed. The University implements multidisciplinary curriculum in which laboratory/design courses are offered simultaneously to engineering students in various disciplines and presented in a project-oriented eight-semester engineering clinic sequence. Gross National Product found that countries that have a lower industrial development index do better than most industrialized countries in lowering occupational gender segregation. Female enrolment in engineering can range between 35% and 50% in Kerala as the state has a culture that values intellectualism.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Civil Engineers Australia|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2005|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Civil and Structural Engineering