Dr. Nicki Sochacka shares her new research on how stories help shape and reflect engineering cultures and norms and values. Nicki is the Associate Director for Research Initiation and Enablement in the Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia.
This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.
Sochacka, N., Walther, J., Wilson, J. & Brewer, M. (2014). Stories ‘told’ about engineering in the media: Implications for attracting diverse groups to the profession. Paper presented at the Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Madrid, Spain.