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Title: Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (Houston PREP). Final report, June 9, 1997--July 25, 1997

Abstract

The 1997 Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP) was conducted at the campus of the University of Houston-Downtown from June 9 to July 25, 1997. Program participants were recruited from the Greater Houston Area. All participants were identified as high-achieving students with an interest in learning about the engineering and science professions. The goal of the program was to better prepare our pre-college youth prior to entering college as mathematics, science and engineering majors. The program participants were middle school and high school students from the Aldine, Alief, Channel View, Clear Creek, Cypress-Fairbanks, Fort Bend, Galena Park, Houston, Humble, Katy, Klein, North Forest, Pasadena, Private, and Spring Branch Independent School Districts. Of the 194 students starting the program, 165 students were from economically and socially disadvantage groups under-represented in the engineering and science professions, and 118 of the 194 were women. Our First Year group for 1997 composed of 96% minority and women students. Second and Third Year students combined were 96% minority or women. With financial support from the Center for Computational Sciences and Advanced Distributed Simulation, the Fourth Year Program was added to PREP this year. Twelve students completed the program (83% minority or women).

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Houston Univ., TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
598399
Report Number(s):
DOE/TE/00017-T2
ON: DE98005071; TRN: 98:001995
DOE Contract Number:  
FG03-95TE00017
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Oct 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; PROGRESS REPORT; BIOLOGY; COMPUTERS; EDUCATION; ENGINEERING; INTERNET; LEARNING; MATHEMATICS; MINORITY GROUPS; NASA; PHYSICS; SIMULATION; STATISTICS

Citation Formats

. Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (Houston PREP). Final report, June 9, 1997--July 25, 1997. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.2172/598399.
. Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (Houston PREP). Final report, June 9, 1997--July 25, 1997. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/598399
. 1997. "Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (Houston PREP). Final report, June 9, 1997--July 25, 1997". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/598399. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/598399.
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