Catherine Mobley

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Student veterans have become an increasing presence in higher education. We seek to understand the role of the military as a pathway into engineering for student veteran engineers as well as investigate the character and content of their educational experiences. The results of seven focus groups with 29 student veterans indicate that the decision to major(More)
According to the National Science Foundation, increasing the proportion of veterans pursuing engineering degrees will help meet USA’s need for more engineers. The USA offers benefits to military veterans to pay for higher education and they bring valuable assets from their service experience to their engineering education. More research is needed to improve(More)
Our paper presents preliminary results of interviews of 28 transfer students in engineering at two institutions and is part of a larger mixed-methods study on engineering transfer students. The two institutions differ on a key dimension: one has many formal articulation agreements and the other does not. We discuss the reasons students begin their studies(More)