ERIC Number: EJ464644
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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An Exploration of Gender Differences in Tertiary Mathematics.
Watson, Jane M.
Mathematics Education Research Journal, v1 n1 p1-10 1989
Data from 404 university students (28% females; 72% males) enrolled in a discrete mathematics course were analyzed to explore gender differences. Concludes that differences associated with confidence, self-concept, test anxiety and quantitative ability, detrimental to women were overcome by increased assignment work and tutorial attendance to produce levels of mathematics achievement comparable to men. (25 references) (MDH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Australia