ERIC Number: EJ576313
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Factors Leading to Gains in Mathematics during the First Year of College: An Analysis by Gender and Ethnicity.
Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Siadat, M. Vali; Nora, Amaury; Pascarella, Ernest T.
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, v3 n3 p185-202 1997
Explores nontraditional associating factors for accruement of mathematical skills during the first year of college using a model for calculating mathematics gain that controlled for ceiling effects and nonlinearity. A nationally representative sample of first-year college students was tested by gender and ethnicity. There were marked differences in contributing factors when analyzed by gender or ethnicity. Contains 50 references. (Author/PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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