Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) Engineering and IT Project-C5

Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) Engineering and IT Project-C5

SUMMARY

One hundred and twenty African American and Latino 7th and 9th grade students and 180 parents and caregivers in the Detroit area use information technology to solve engineering problems.


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DAPCEP's youth-based Engineering and Information Technology Education Project aims to engage students in activities that will increase their access to IT within the context of engineering and increase their opportunities to explore related college and career paths. One hundred twenty African American and Latino 7th and 9th grade students and 180 parents participate in carefully planned courses designed to expand their knowledge of engineering and to lay the foundation for successful lifelong learning related to a range of IT.

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0737593

PROJECT DURATION:

2007 - 2010

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Wayne State University Detroit, MI

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Expired