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ERIC Number: EJ533773
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Efficacy Expectations and Vocational Interests as Mediators between Sex and Choice of Math/Science College Majors: A Longitudinal Study.
Lapan, Richard T.; And Others
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v49 n3 p277-91 Dec 1996
Path analysis of data from 101 students before college and after declaring majors demonstrated the importance of math self-efficacy beliefs and vocational interests in predicting math/science majors. The more extroverted and those with artistic interests were less likely to major in math/science. Aspirations had solidified before college, especially among young women. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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