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ERIC Number: ED228058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Influences on the Learning and Participation of Minorities in Mathematics. A Report from the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Program Report 83-5.
Matthews, Westina
A review of 24 representative studies conducted on minorities and mathematics between 1975 and 1982 is presented. A number of variables, categorized by parent, school, and student, are identified as having an influence on minority students' learning of and participation in mathematics. Trends and patterns identified in race-related differences in mathematics performance and mathematics enrollment are discussed. Questions are raised to guide future research, and several prevention and intervention strategies are suggested. (MNS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Madison.