You Can't Graduate Them If You Don't Admit Them

September 14, 2012
12:00 pm
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Description

Is the University Admissions Process Gender Biased? We used statistical analyses to determine potential gender bias and advanced modeling techniques to predict student success. Our research findings informed and changed admissions criteria weightings. This webinar will review research methods and the process for working with Admissions.

Resources

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Presenters

Teri Reed
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate & Education, College of Engineering , Director, First Year Engineering Program, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University

Dr. Reed's teaching interests include statistics, interdisciplinary and introductory engineering, diversity and leadership. Her research interests include statistics education, concept inventory development, assessment/evaluation of learning and programs, recruitment and retention, diversity, equity, and cultural humility.Is the University Admissions Process Gender Biased?

PK Imbrie
Director, College of Engineering Honors Program, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University

An advocate for research-based approaches to engineering education, curricular reform, and student retention, Dr. Imbrie conducts research in epistemologies, assessment, and modeling of student learning, student success, student team effectiveness, and global competencies.

Beth Holloway
Director, Women in Engineering Program, Purdue University

Beth initiates, manages, evaluates, and promotes comprehensive activities and programs that recruit and retain women in engineering from Kindergarten through faculty ranks.  Her research areas include women and leadership, particularly in male dominated careers; differential retention issues for women across engineering disciplines; and engineering admissions practices. 

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