ERIC Number: EJ478360
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Curriculum Reform and Choice of Science: Consequences for Balanced and Equitable Participation and Achievement.
Rennie, Leonie J.; Parker, Leslie H.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v30 n9 p1017-28 Nov 1993
Reviews the science enrollment and achievement patterns of males and females studying in a new high school unit curriculum structure in Western Australia. The data indicate that lowering the age for subject choice is associated with a reduction in the amount of science studied, especially by females, and with the early manifestation of sex-stereotyped subject selection. (PR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia