ERIC Number: EJ380832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Persuading Girls to Take Elective Physical Science Courses in High School: Who Are the Credible Communicators?
Koballa, Thomas R., Jr.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v25 n6 p465-78 Sep 1988
Identifies communicators whom eighth-grade girls perceive as credible regarding reasons for taking elective physical science courses in high school. Finds that father, woman science teacher, mother, and boy high school student are ranked highly. Attributes associated with the communicators were classified as prestige, trustworthiness, similarity, attractiveness, and power. (Author/YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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