A versatile recruitment tool to encourage high-school girls towards a career in engineering technology field is discussed. A 16-foot long wood and steel bridge was designed to evaluate and boost the interest level of girls towards engineering topics. The girls were introduced to the structural topics and were asked to assemble the bridge. The girls were excited by the project and were happy to select engineering technology as a career.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2001|
|Event||2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Peppers, Papers, Pueblos and Professors - Albuquerque, NM, United States|
Duration: Jun 24 2001 → Jun 27 2001
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