ERIC Number: EJ480931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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The Limits of Intervention: Lessons from Eureka, a Program to Retain Students in Science and Math-Related Majors.
Miller, Alice; Silver, Catherine B.
Initiatives, v55 n2 p21-29 Sum 1992
Evaluated academic lives of 53 women who, in 1988, entered Eureka Program, 2-year mathematics/science intervention program for women students at Brooklyn College. Program persisters were characterized by high self-esteem, better mathematics or science backgrounds, early decision on science major, higher grades in college mathematics courses, increased involvement in extracurricular activities, and more contact with peer and faculty mentors. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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