ERIC Number: EJ655937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Changing Assumptions about Who Can Learn.
Campbell, George, Jr.
New Directions for Higher Education, n119 p23-28 Fall 2002
Asserts that rather than science and math being too difficult for most students, vast numbers of students with highly developed intellectual and analytical skills are languishing in thoroughly unstimulating classrooms. Suggests that addressing false elitist assumptions is necessary to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme issue titled "Building Robust Learning Environments in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics," edited by Jeanne L. Narum and Kate Conover. Excerpted from a plenary address given at the Project Kaleidoscope 2001 Summer Institute.