Cunningham DF, Wurie A, Byfield GE, Melton MA.
2015;179-196. doi: 10.1108/s1479-364420150000017009.
This chapter examines the design and impact on student learning in two STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) capstone undergraduate research courses at Saint Augustine's University. It discusses how these courses help student metacognitive capabilities as they synthesize their...
Meinke BK, Smith DA, Lawton B, Bartolone L, Schultz G, Manning J, Nasa Astrophy EPO Community.
Four Science Education and Public Outreach Forums support and coordinate the NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) education and public outreach (EPO) community. The mission- and grant-based EPO programs of this EPO community are uniquely poised to foster collaboration between...
Brown S, Rajbanshi R.
Majority of students (K-12) in New Mexico are Hispanic and second language learners and are underrepresented in the STEM fields. Test scores indicate a lack of STEM proficiency the majority of students from New Mexico, and there is a...
Burrell DN, Finch A, Simmons J, Burton SL.
2015;271-285. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8345-7.ch015.
This text is an on-going study to provide current information regarding developing underrepresented student populations through STEM specific Charter schools to fulfill pipeline shortages. Current findings show that African Americans are underrepresented in high paying Science, Technology, Engineering, and...
Johnson J, Abramzon N, Benson P, Bertschinger E, Blessing S, Cochran GL, Cox A, Cunningham B, Galbraith-Frew J, Kerby L, Lalanne E, O'Donnell C, Petty S, Sampath S, Seestrom S, Singh C, Spencer C, Woodle KS, Yennello S.
2015; doi: 060045 10.1063/1.4937692.
Initiatives to increase the number, persistence, and success of women in physics in the United States reach preteen girls through senior women. Programs exist at both the local and national levels. In addition, researchers have investigated issues related to...
Jean VanessaA, Payne StephanieC, Thompson RebeccaJ.
2015;291-311. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-08891-4_15.
In the current chapter, we highlight the influence that family-related challenges have on STEM academic and nonacademic careers. The objectives of this chapter are fourfold: (I) briefly review gender-related theories used to explain under presentation of women in STEM,...
Hurtado S, Herrera F.
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Hurtado Sylvia, Herrera Felisha.
This chapter builds upon a special report titled, Students Who Study Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in Postsecondary Education published by the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), which highlighted the trends in STEM...
Eccles applies basic research on gender roles to better understand the real-world problem of the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). By affecting the values associated with particular career fields (e.g., helping people) and'...
Perez-Felkner Lara, McDonald Sarah-Kathryn, Schneider Barbara.
2014;285-320. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139128933.018.
Although progress has been made in reducing gender inequality in postsecondary education, in the US and in other countries, gender gaps remain in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields judged so critical to economic competitiveness. Using the...
Parker P, Nagy G, Trautwein U, Ludtke O.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics university majors are critical pathways toward prestigious careers, yet women are still under-represented in many of these domains. In this chapter, we review the role that self-beliefs play in the development of educational aspirations...
Parker Philip, Nagy Gabriel, Trautwein Ulrich, LÃ¼dtke Oliver.
2014;224-246. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139128933.015.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics university majors are critical pathways toward prestigious careers, yet women are still underrepresented in many of these domains. In this chapter, we review the role that self-beliefs play in the development of educational aspirations...