Smith KN, Gayles JG.
2018; doi: 10.3390/socsci7010011.
Women in engineering continue to experience bias in the field. This constructivist case study uses feminist theory to examine the gendered experiences of graduating senior women engineering students in academic and workplace environments. In each setting we identified three...
Rottinghaus PJ, Falk NA, Park CJ.
2018;2-34. doi: 10.1002/cdq.12119.
Career counselors must continually enhance their knowledge and skills to assist clients contemplating careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Therefore, the authors review STEM disciplines and theory-driven strategies for assisting diverse individuals to explore, enter, and persist...
2018;31-58. doi: 10.1108/LM-02-2017-0014.
Purpose: Multiple research studies show a positive correlation between library usage and student retention. At the same time, no formal research studies focusing on the effect of library usage on LGBT student persistence and retention exist. The purpose of...
Houser C, Lemmons K.
2018;585-595. doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2017.1301410.
Letters of recommendation are commonly used to assess the potential of undergraduate students to be successful undergraduate research assistants/interns or their potential as graduate students. However, there is evidence to suggest that reference letters can include unconscious (or implicit)...
Park LE, Streamer L, Kondrak CL, Ward DE.
2018;359-383. doi: 10.1177/0146167217741312.
People often search for cues in the environment to determine whether or not they will be judged or treated negatively based on their social identities. Accordingly, feedback from gatekeepersâ€”members of majority groups who hold authority and power in a...
Eubanks-Turner C, Beaulieu P, Pal N.
2018;97-117. doi: 10.1080/10511970.2017.1295409.
The Smooth Transition for Advancement to Graduate Education (STAGE) project was a three-year pilot project designed to mentor undergraduate students primarily from under-represented groups in the mathematical sciences. The STAGE pilot project focused on mentoring students as they transitioned...
Tashakkori R, Norris C, Searcy ME.
2018;362-367. doi: 10.1145/3159450.3159600.
In 1999, the National Science Foundation created the "Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships" (CSEMS) program to provide funding for institutions to supply scholarships for academically talented and financially needy students to complete an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree...
Estrada M, Matsui J, Eroy-Reveles A.
2018;258-297. doi: 10.1111/sipr.12046.
The United Statesâ€™ inability to achieve equitable workforce development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career pathways is well-recognized and has been attributed to the poor retention of a diverse stream of students in academia. Social science theory...
2018;466-468. doi: 10.1111/medu.13556.
No abstract available.
Young Jamaal, Young Jemimah.
The researchers tested a model of the structural relationship between Black student engagement in out-of-school time (OST) science enrichment and participation in advanced science courses in high school. The participants in the sample were Black students (N = 3,173)...
Becker BK, Schiller AM, Zucker IH, Eager EA, Bronner LP, Godfrey M.
2017;137-144. doi: 10.1152/advan.00165.2016.
Underserved minority groups are disproportionately absent from the pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. One such underserved population, Native Americans, are particularly underrepresented in STEM fields. Although recent advocacy and outreach designed toward increasing...
Otero ValerieK, Meltzer DavidE.
Although much has been said and written about the value of using the history of science in teaching science, relatively little is available to guide educators in the various science disciplines through the educational history of their own discipline....