ERIC Number: EJ1073652
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Providing the Psychosocial Benefits of Mentoring to Women in STEM: "Career"WISE as an Online Solution
Dawson, Amy E.; Bernstein, Bianca L.; Bekki, Jennifer M.
New Directions for Higher Education, n171 p53-62 Fall 2015
This chapter outlines the psychosocial aspects of mentoring that help women combat the barriers they commonly face in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The authors describe the "Career"WISE online resilience training and how it can address the shortage of effective mentors and role models who have been shown to increase the persistence of women in STEM fields.
Descriptors: Mentors, Females, Womens Education, STEM Education, Barriers, Individual Development, Resilience (Psychology), Online Courses, Role Models, Capacity Building, Persistence, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Change Strategies, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
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Grant or Contract Numbers: 0634519; 0910384