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Work in Progress: Privilege and Diversity as Determiners of Engineering Identity and Success

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2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Tampa, Florida

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June 15, 2019

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June 15, 2019

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October 19, 2019

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First-Year Programs: Work in Progress Postcard Session

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First-Year Programs

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John Sangster P.E. Northeastern University Orcid 16x16

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Dr. Sangster is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the First Year Engineering program at Northeastern University. Prior to joining Northeastern in 2018, he served for three years as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska. He received his Ph.D. in 2015 from Virginia Tech in Civil Engineering with a focus on Transportation.

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Working toward the goal of increasing retention and success of engineering students, this paper explores the impacts that this disparity in prior experience and expertise has on student outcomes.

Sangster, J. (2019, June), Work in Progress: Privilege and Diversity as Determiners of Engineering Identity and Success Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. 10.18260/1-2--33643

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