ERIC Number: EJ383270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Women's Selection of Quantitative Undergraduate Fields of Study: Direct and Indirect Influences.
Ethington, Corinna A.; Wolfle, Lee M.
American Educational Research Journal, v25 n2 p157-75 Sum 1988
Factors influencing women's decisions to pursue undergraduate degrees in quantitative fields were studied, using a structural equation model. Significant factors in High School and Beyond study data included courses taken in high school, student socioeconomic status, parental attitudes, and choice of study field as a high school sophomore. (TJH)
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Choice, College Preparation, Course Selection (Students), Decision Making, Enrollment Influences, High School Students, Higher Education, Nontraditional Occupations, Predictor Variables, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Undergraduate Study, Womens Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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