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Chronicle of Higher Ed – Re-Engineering Engineering Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an interesting article on innovative ways to improve undergraduate retention in engineering.

Fischman, Josh. “Re-Engineering Engineering Education.Chronicle of Higher Education Blog. February 19, 2012. Access via http://chronicle.com/blogs/percolator/re-engineering-engineering-education-to-retain-students/28745

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I am a engineering and applied sciences librarian at Western Michigan University.

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  3. We need to come up with some fun programs for kids to get into engineering at an early age, otherwise the talent pool will continue to get smaller.

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    • You are right. But already there are tons on public school programs that are getting elementary school age kids into robotics, legos, and other engineering type activities. It is actually way better than it was when I was in elementary school, when all we did was “observe” salt and sugar grains and describe their “characteristics.”

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