Professor and Chair of General Engineering
University of San Diego

Date: May 23, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Room 3008

In this presentation, Dr. Lord will draw on her research with MIDFIELD (a large multi-institutional dataset) to explore how metaphors influence mindsets and metrics for studying persistence in engineering education focusing on pipeline, pathways, and ecosystems metaphors.   In addition, Dr. Lord will share reflections from her own journey as a woman and an engineer who values inclusive and innovative teaching.

More information is available at S. M. Lord, M. W. Ohland, R. A. Layton, and M. M. Camacho, “Beyond Pipeline and Pathways: Ecosystem Metrics,” Journal of Engineering Education, 108(1), 32-56, 2019.

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