ERIC Number: EJ388294
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Measuring Gender Differences in Intellectual Development: A Comparison of Assessment Methods.
Baxter Magolda, Marcia B.
Journal of College Student Development, v29 n6 p528-37 Nov 1988
Compared standardized versus semi-structured approach to measuring intellectual development to identify accurate methods to assess gender differences and similarities. Intellectual development was measured for 101 college freshmen using the Measure of Epistemological Reflection and a semi-structured interview. Results provide strong evidence that both methods elicit similar data. Results indicated existence of qualitative gender patterns within parallel cognitive structures. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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