ERIC Number: EJ627095
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Interpretive Investigation of the Science-Related Career Decisions of Three African-American College Students.
Lewis, Bradford F.; Collins, Angelo
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v38 n5 p599-621 May 2001
Points out that African Americans are underrepresented among Ph.D.-holding scientists. Examines the career decisions of three African American college students and indicates that student interest in a science-related career is directly related to the degree to which they perceive that career as being supportive of deep-seated life goals. (Contains 18 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Culture and Language in Science Education.