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Electronic Careers

Description:  This learning module is provided by Work-Ready Electronics and covers electronics careers, including job pathways. Work-Ready Electronics modules are intended to be used either independently or integrated with current electronics curricula in college programs. This module is divided into three sections: Course Materials, Learning Activities, and Research. Contents: The Course...

Engineer Girl
https://www.engineergirl.org/

This website from the National Academy of Engineering is intended to bring attention to the opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. The websites includes a directory of women engineers, interviews, information about historical engineers, facts about engineering careers, information on how to become engineer, and much more. 

National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science
https://www.iwitts.org/

The National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology, & Sciences (IWITTS) website provides articles on training, strategies, publications, and technical assistance designed to integrate women into technology and law enforcement careers in which they are underrepresented. Careers range from automotive technician to pilot, computer networking technician, telecommunications engineer, electrician,...

Standing Our Ground: A Guidebook for STEM Educators in the Post-Michigan Era
https://www.aaas.org/resources/standing-our-ground-guidebook...

Emerging from a think-tank sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Standing Our Ground: A Guidebook for STEM Educators in the Post-Michigan Era provides legal guidance on two Michigan rulings that affirmed the importance of a diverse learning environment, but struck down the use of race as a quantitative "plus factor" in undergraduate admissions decisions. This paper is intended to help guide...

About Computers in the Classroom: Changing Girls' Attitudes About Computers
https://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/cwomen.html

This resource, from Educational CyberPlayGround, provides information about women's important contributions to the history of computing and computers. The stories of notable women are presented, such as those profiled in the 2016 film "Hidden Figures," Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson; and the "Bletchley girls" who were women employed during World War II to transcribe German...

A Debate on Encouraging Women in Science & Engineering
http://www.mun.ca/cwse/Williams,Mary.pdf

This paper from F. Mary Williams, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland, covers the debate over interventions that get more women and minorities involved in the sciences. The argument is that "programs which promote the participation of women or other minorities, have been criticized by some for diluting the quality of science delivered by the...

IWITTS Proven Practices Collection
https://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices

The Proven Practices site from the National Institute of Women in Trades, Technology, and Sciences provides "research-based blueprint for recruiting and retaining women and girls in the technology classroom." With hundreds of articles and case studies, divided into retention and recruitment, this collection of resources will help educators and educational programs bring more women into technology...

Websites for Girls and Young Women with Interest in IT
https://edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/womengrrlstech.html

This website is intended to help parents and teachers get girls interested in engineering and technology. This website has a list of recommended activities, readings, websites, and much more. The content is appropriate for various ages and includes many interdisciplinary topics, such as biographies of women working for NASA, and opportunities for girls in STEM education.

L'Oreal's Women in Science Booklet
https://www.sciencemag.org/booklets/lor%C3%A9al-women-scienc...

This 40-page booklet, created by Science Magazine in partnership with the L'Oréal Corporate Foundation, provides stories from women in all walks of life whose common passion is science. This booklet was created to motivate and inspire young women to pursue a career in science or engineering. In addition, the booklet is intended for educators to use as a teaching aid to stimulate discussion on the...

Factors that Influence Students to Enroll in Technology Education Program
https://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JTE/v15n2/pdf/gray.pdf

This paper, by Michael Gray, a middle school technology education teacher, and Michael Daugherty of the Department of Technology at Illinois State University, covers enrollment factors in technology education programs. The paper covers the authors' study "to identify effective recruitment techniques and factors that might influence students to enroll in undergraduate technology education...

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