ERIC Number: ED111649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Factors Influencing the Science Career Plans of High School Students. Report of Poll No. 101 of the Purdue Opinion Panel.
Erlick, Arline C.; LeBold, William K.
The primary purpose of the study reported was to provide information related to high school students choosing or not choosing to pursue science careers. The survey included high school students in public and private secondary schools throughout the nation. Information was obtained relating to educational levels, school subjects, self-concepts, attitudes toward sex roles and science issues, career inclinations and choices, work preferences and others. The report of results is based on a national sample of 2,000, stratified on the basis of census data for sex, grade in school, region of the country, and rural-urban residence. The reports give the results of the opinion survey. Information is given including prices for subscription and individual copies of reports of the Purdue Opinion Panel, which are conducted three times each year. Report numbers, the dates, and titles are listed. An order form is included. (EB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Planning, Predictor Variables, Reports, Science Careers, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Surveys
Purdue Opinion Panel, Measurement & Research Center, Engineering Adm. Bldg., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 ($2.50); Copyrighted forms used in report available from ERIC/SMEAC, Ohio State University, 400 Lincoln Tower, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (on loan)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Measurement and Research Center.
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