Organizations To Build An Engineering Identity

Dr Renata Revelo talks about the importance of identity when educating and retaining engineers Dr Revelo is an electrical engineer a professor and a researcher in engineering education at the University of Illinois at Chicago She s studied Latina Latino students who participated in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers SHPE during their education and she found that the organization helped them better see themselves as engineers without separating themselves from their own communities As a follow-up to the previous episode of the podcast this episode explores Dr Revelo s work with Hispanic students at the college level while applying the ideas to all students Mentioned in this episode Dr Renata Revelo at the University of Illinois at Chicago https www ece uic edu k-teacher renata-revelo-phd SHPE http www shpe org SHPE Conference with Precollege Symposium https shpeconference shpe org Dr Revelo s research on professional organizations and identity development https www ideals illinois edu handle 2142 78420 Purdue University EPICS program for service-learning in design https engineering purdue edu EPICS Mentioned in the post-show notes Engineering Word Of The Day EWOTD podcast http engineeringwordoftheday com Guidebook Engineer s Guide to Improv and Art Games by Pius Wong on Amazon Barnes Noble and other retailers http www pioslabs com improv4design html Preview of Improv Professional Development ImprovPD project http www improvpd com Our closing music is from Late for School by Bleeptor used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Help Pios Labs continue You can donate at https www patreon com pioslabsClick here to visit this podcast episode