Project Profile

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

Description

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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PROJECT DETAILS

Award Number
0737593
Project Duration
2007 - 2010
Category
Youth-Based
Organization(s)
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Project Work State
MI
Target Gradespan(s)
Middle school (6-8)
Project Setting(s)
Informal Education
Geographic Location(s)
Urban
Project Status
Expired
Additional Disciplines
Engineering - design
Additional Target Participants
Students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino