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Opie, Tina R.; Livingston, Beth; Greenberg, Danna N.; Murphy, Wendy M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Despite increased attention on women in business, concerns abound regarding the extent to which business schools are creating inclusive learning environments that support the leadership development of both male and female students. Using an organizational demography lens, we investigate the interactive effects of student gender, faculty gender,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Business Schools, College Faculty, Class Size
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Topuz, Ramazan; Bahadir, Ziya; Erdogan, Çagri Hamdi – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The aim of this research study is to investigate the social appearance anxiety and self-esteem levels of sports management department students concerning some variables. 328 students participated in research group, who were studying at Erciyes University Department of Sports Management, Faculty of Sport Sciences in the 2018-2019 academic year. The…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Self Esteem, College Students, Social Influences
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Veurink, Norma L.; Sorby, Sheryl A. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Three-dimensional spatial skills are a cognitive ability that have been shown to predict success in engineering. Michigan Tech has been offering a course to help students improve their 3-D spatial skills for more than two decades. In previous studies, students who failed a rotations test and enrolled in the course performed better on a number of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Spatial Ability, Engineering Education, Cognitive Ability
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Precourt, Elena; Gainor, Maryella – Accounting Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, we analyze various course- and student-related factors that affect participation grades within several college accounting classes. The second purpose is to determine whether in-class participation grades have an effect on exam performance in these classes. We find that, unlike in liberal arts and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Outcomes of Education, Grades (Scholastic)
Cools, Angela; Fernández, Raquel; Patacchini, Eleonora – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019
This paper studies the effect of exposure to female and male "high-achievers" in high school on the long-run educational outcomes of their peers. Using data from a recent cohort of students in the United States, we identify a causal effect by exploiting quasi-random variation in the exposure of students to peers with highly educated…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, High Achievement, High School Students, Peer Influence
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Alstete, Jeffrey W.; Beutell, Nicholas J. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to consider assurance of learning among undergraduate business students enrolled in capstone business strategy courses using the GLO-BUS competitive simulation. Gender, academic major and business core course performance were examined. Design/methodology/approach: Participants were 595 undergraduate capstone business…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Capstone Experiences, Simulation
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Umbach, Paul D.; Tuchmayer, Jeremy B.; Clayton, Ashley B.; Smith, Kathleen N. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This paper investigates community college transfer success by exploring the relationship between individual and institutional-level characteristics at students' two- and four-year institutions. Using statewide administrative data from North Carolina, this study employs a cross-classified multilevel model to investigate the impact that a student's…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Community Colleges
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Witherspoon, Eben B.; Vincent-Ruz, Paulette; Schunn, Christian D. – Educational Researcher, 2019
Women take qualifying exams and enter medical school at substantially lower levels than predicted by their interest in medical degrees at the end of high school. We examined how science course experiences contribute to gendered attrition in premed using a multicohort data set of 8,253 undergraduates taking the traditional premed sequence of…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Premedical Students, Dropouts, Science Education
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Volchok, Edward – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Many scholars argue that female students are more motivated than their male counterparts. This study examines evidence from 435 students, 237 males and 198 females, in 19 partially online Introduction to Marketing and Marketing Research classes taught by this researcher at an urban community college. The study spans 10 semesters from fall 2012 to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement
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Sigal, Matthew; Jacobs, Shoshanah – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
The following report addresses the impact of preparatory education on first year science grades at two Ontario-based universities. Specifically, the impact of high school and university level preparatory courses on their respective first year university grades will be addressed. A variety of analytic and visualization-based strategies will be…
Descriptors: College Preparation, STEM Education, College Curriculum, Instructional Effectiveness
Holzer, Harry J.; Xu, Zeyu – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2019
In this paper we estimate the impacts of the "pathways" chosen by community college students--in terms of desired credentials and fields of study, as well as other choices and outcomes along the paths--on the attainment of credentials with labor market value. We focus on the extent to which there are recorded changes in students' choices…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Disadvantaged Youth, Access to Education, Two Year College Students
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Brandmo, Christian; Bråten, Ivar; Schewe, Olav – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
This study examined predictors of test anxiety in a sample of 2528 Norwegian upper-secondary and postsecondary students by means of structural equation modeling. Results showed that personal goals related to career and grades positively predicted test anxiety, whereas self-efficacy beliefs were a negative predictor of test anxiety. In turn,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, Secondary School Students, College Students
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Elphinstone, B.; Whitehead, R.; Tinker, S. P.; Bates, G. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has indicated that nonattachment mediates the relationship between mindfulness and the ability to be adaptable. Additionally, adaptability has been associated with increased academic engagement and subsequently, higher grades. The current study combined these findings into a single model. In an undergraduate sample (N = 725), the…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Metacognition, Grades (Scholastic), Learner Engagement
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González-Betancor, Sara M; Bolívar-Cruz, Alicia; Verano-Tacoronte, Domingo – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Self-assessment activities are increasingly popular in the classrooms. But regarding self-assessment accuracy, mixed results are reported without clear reasons for this. This article addresses the impact of gender and performance on self-assessment accuracy. To evaluate self-assessment accuracy, peer and professor assessments are used as…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Accuracy, Higher Education, College Students
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Gass, Susan; Van Gorp, Koen; Winke, Paula – Foreign Language Annals, 2019
This study represents program-level action research. A U.S. university Spanish language program had a goal for students to reach the ACTFL (2012) Intermediate Mid level after 2 years. An empirical question that resulted after regular end-of-year testing was whether the students were doing their best on assessments. To investigate this, 253…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Tests
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