ERIC Number: EJ592073
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Perceived Causes of Success and Failure: Are Women's Attributions Related to Persistence in Engineering Majors?
Nauta, Margaret M.; Epperson, Douglas L.; Waggoner, Kathleen M.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v36 n6 p663-76 Aug 1999
Explores the influence of attributional style on women's persistence in engineering majors after controlling for academic ability. Female students (n=255) previously or currently enrolled in an engineering program completed measures assessing their attributions for science, mathematics, and engineering academic events, and thoughts of changing career goals. Contains 49 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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