ERIC Number: ED444872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Entry and Persistence of Women and Minorities in College Science and Engineering Education. Research and Development Report.
Huang, Gary; Taddese, Nebiyu; Walter, Elizabeth
This book contains statistical data on the gaps related to gender and ethnicity on the entrance and attainment of postsecondary science and engineering education. The report analyzes the gender differentiation and female participation in science and engineering education beginning from early childhood. Self-esteem is one of the focus points of this study and it finds that self-confidence is related to women's major selection of courses and careers. (Contains 85 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Ethnicity, Family Influence, Females, Higher Education, Males, Minority Groups, Racial Differences, Science Education, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Sex Differences, Tables (Data)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia Association of Independent Special Education Facilities.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc., Arlington, VA.