ERIC Number: EJ582917
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Career Plans of Science-Talented Rural Adolescent Girls.
Jacobs, Janis E.; Finken, Laura L.; Griffin, Nancy Lindsley; Wright, Janet D.
American Educational Research Journal, v35 n4 p681-704 Win 1998
Examined relations between parent attitudes, intrinsic value of science, peer support, available activities, and preference for science careers for science-talented rural high school girls. Findings from questionnaires completed by 220 students and their mothers highlight the importance of providing activities and other supports to maintain girls' interests in science in a rural environment. Contains approximately 100 references. (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by grant numbers RCD 894169, 8955684, and 9154900 from the National Science Foundation.