Attracting and Retaining Women in Computer Science and Engineering: Evaluating the Results

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This paper discusses efforts to attract and retain students in computer science and engineering fields.

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Keathly, David & Akl, Robert G. June 2007.

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Abstract: Computer science and engineering communities have been exploring a variety of activities and techniques to attract and retain more students, especially women and minorities, to computer science and computer engineering degree programs. This paper briefly describes the efforts and results of a plan for actively recruiting young women into undergraduate computer engineering and computer science programs hosted by the University of North Texas (UNT). It also describes a series of activities aimed at improving the retention rate of students already in our programs, particularly during the freshman year. Such recruitment and retention efforts are critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and are a priority for the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UNT.

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  • One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual American Society for Engineering Education Conference, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

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Keathly, David & Akl, Robert G. Attracting and Retaining Women in Computer Science and Engineering: Evaluating the Results, paper, June 2007; [Washington, DC]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30834/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Engineering.