ERIC Number: EJ528375
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Spatial Ability, Student Gender, and Academic Performance.
Peters, Michael; And Others
Journal of Engineering Education, v84 n1 p69-73 Jan 1995
Investigates the possibility of self-selection in females entering the field of engineering and examines the link between mental rotation performance and performance in academic subjects for 51 male and 52 female students. Results indicate that there were sex differences favoring males in spatial ability tests but there were no significant differences in academic course performance. Contains 13 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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