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ERIC Number: EJ789574
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Patching the Leaky Pipeline: Keeping First-Year College Women Interested in Science
Atkin, Andrea M.; Green, Ruth; McLaughlin, Laura
Journal of College Science Teaching, v32 n2 p102-108 Oct 2002
The United States faces the critical task of graduating large numbers of individuals in mathematics, science, technical, and engineering fields. The first-year orientation course described uses female-friendly practices to provide support, promote academic success, promote major and career development in an MSTE field, and facilitate consideration of issues faced by women in undergraduate science majors. (Contains 1 table and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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