• Political Science
  • Published 2014

Parents as Critical Influence: Insights from Five Different Studies

@inproceedings{Dorie2014ParentsAC,
  title={Parents as Critical Influence: Insights from Five Different Studies},
  author={Brianna L Dorie and Tamecia R. Jones and Meagan C. Pollock and Monica Cardella},
  year={2014}
}
Broadening participation in engineering, increasing students interest in engineering, and increasing technological literacy are concerns that engineering programs and engineering education researchers continue to address. One important group to consider in this process is parents. Parents play a number of roles in engineering education: they can motivate interest in engineering in early childhood, they can provide support when their child is in the process of selecting a major at college, they… CONTINUE READING

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