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A comparison of Swedish and Irish secondary students' conceptions of engineers and engineering using the draw-an-engineer test
Women are significantly underrepresented in engineering and engineering related disciplines. One area where this is clearly illustrated is in the percentage of females enrolled in higher education engineering courses. The ...
Theorizing the role of engineering for society: technological activity in context?
This paper establishes a theoretical position from which to analyse and reason about the difficulties associated with closing the gap between the provision of engineering education in universities and the needs of society. ...