Presentation on theme: "1 Engineering Coalition of Schools for Excellence in Education and Leadership (ECSEL)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Engineering Coalition of Schools for Excellence in Education and Leadership (ECSEL)
2 In Their Own Words n Based on interviews from 24 Engineering students about their positive & negative classroom experiences. n Qualitative analyses of interviews identified three major themes 1.What the professor says is important 2.I just felt totally overlooked 3. I felt like Tinkerbell in Never- Never land Developed by: Barbara Bogue Rose M. Marra Tom Litzinger Sandra Johnson
4 Movies Segment # 1: What a professor says is important StudentExperienceIntervention strategies KenI wish I had more practical experience. MitchThe lectures were not geared toward student participation. AmyI always knew I could go and speak to him. Adapted from: Bogue & Marra (2000). In their own words
5 Movies Segment # 2: I just felt totally overlooked StudentExperienceIntervention strategies SharonI only have one minority professor and no female professors. I dont have anyone I can relate to. MikeIf professors really had an idea of what it was like: then theyd see things differently, maybe help out. KenI dont think there is any outright pressure to push women and minorities out of engineering. Adapted from: Bogue & Marra (2000). In their own words
6 Movies Segment # 3: I felt like Thinkerbell in Never-Never land StudentExperienceIntervention strategies MicheleThe professors did not seem to know or care what was going on. SallySometimes I feel like my teachers want to take care of me. RosaIt made me look at my classes and my career plans in a whole new way. Adapted from: Bogue & Marra (2000). In their own words
7 Discussion What is common across all three themes?