Project Type IQP Submission date 2007-05-07 Authors Jeremy Lebowitz, CM Daniel Corrigan Murphy, ME Erin Patricia Yokay, IE URN E-project-050707-062400 Division Education in a Technological Society Center Copenhagen, Denmark Sponsor Ingeniørhøjskolen i København Title Engineering Outreach to Danish Students Advisor Zeugner, John F., HU Availability unrestricted
Due to a recent decline in mathematics and science performance among primary school students in Denmark and waning interest in engineering, the Engineering College of Copenhagen (IHK) sponsored this project to increase engineering enrollment. The project created six short-term, high-interest, hands-on programs allowing Danish students to experience the everyday activities of engineers. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of programs revealed success at increasing engineering interest and awareness. Program materials were left with IHK for future program implementation at other Danish schools.
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