ERIC Number: EJ628827
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Revisiting Stereotype Threat: Examining Minority Students' Attitudes toward Learning Mathematics and Science.
Race, Gender & Class, v8 n1 p8-21 2001
Investigated warning signs of stereotype threat in urban elementary and secondary school students' attitudes toward mathematics and science education. Surveys indicated that most respondents considered themselves good students. Students were generally not interested in pursuing careers in mathematics and science. Students differed by age, gender, and race in who they would ask for help with schoolwork. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Stereotypes, Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Education, Minority Group Children, Science Education, Student Attitudes
Race, Gender & Class, Jean Ait Belkhir, Dept. of Social Services, Southern University of New Orleans, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans, LA 70126; Tel: 504-286-5232.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: "Race, Gender & Class in Education (Part 2)."