ERIC Number: EJ298937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Gender Differences in Motivational Orientations Toward Achievement in School Science: A Quantitative Synthesis.
Steinkamp, Marjorie W.; Maehr, Martin L.
American Educational Research Journal, v21 n1 p39-59 Spr 1984
In a comprehensive review of the literature containing comparisons between boys and girls on motivation and/or achievement in science, findings were transformed into a common metric and analyzed. It was found that sex differences in both motivation and achievement are smaller than is generally assumed, but they do occur. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Note: This paper is based on research supported by NSF-RISE Grant No. 80-07857.