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Aydin, Utkun – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2018
The study examined differences in students' conceptual and procedural knowledge of angles among two grades and gender. Participants were 382 sixth and 376 seventh graders from a metropolitan city in Turkey. Turkish students' conceptual and procedural knowledge of angles declined from sixth to seventh grade. Gender differences were found for…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Instruction, Age Differences, Grade 6
Miller, Kevin; Vagins, Deborah J. – American Association of University Women, 2018
Updated regularly with the most current statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, "The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap" is a commonsense guide that provides key facts about the gender pay gap in the United States. Topics covered in the report include: the definition of the pay gap and its history; the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Salaries, Wages
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Hogue, Mary; Dubois, Cathy L. Z.; Fox-Cardamone, Lee – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2010
Because pay expectations play a role in the persistent gender pay gap, we surveyed 435 undergraduate students to examine the impacts of gender, job intentions, and self-views on the pay expectations of pre-career women and men. Our findings showed a gender gap in which women expected to be paid less than men expected to be paid at the beginning…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Females, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
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Currie, Jan; Hill, Beverley – Higher Education Policy, 2013
Studies worldwide have found that women's pay lags behind men's in academia. This article describes pay equity policies in Australia and overseas and the use of a pay equity audit as a strategic tool to reduce gender inequities at The University of Western Australia (UWA). As a research-intensive university, UWA resembles similar universities…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Research Universities
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Momani, Bessma; Dreher, Emma; Williams, Kira – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article measures gender pay gaps in Ontario's public post-secondary education sector from 1996 to 2016 using the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Data. We find gaps widening among all faculty ranks. Men were paid on average 2.06%, 2.14%, and 5.26% more than their women colleagues for all employees, university teaching staff, and deans,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Gender Differences
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Russell, Helen; Smyth, Emer; O'Connell, Philip J. – Journal of Youth Studies, 2010
In this paper we seek to investigate the role of different factors in accounting for the differences in earnings among recent graduates working in the private sector in Ireland. Three years after graduation there is a pay gap of 8 per cent in hourly wages between male and female graduates in the private sector and a 4 per cent non-significant gap…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Females, College Graduates, Salary Wage Differentials
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Wallace, Ann; Panteli, Niki – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
In this paper, we discuss the importance of relevance in the provision of eLearning for the pursuit of higher education (HE). In particular, we argue how the extant literature focuses on quality and security in the design of eLearning platforms, but pays scant attention to how relevant the platform and the programme contents are to the needs of…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Adult Students
Keefe, Jeffrey – Economic Policy Institute, 2018
In light of the Pennsylvania's most recent pension cuts and the challenges the state faces in attracting and retaining qualified teachers, this report asks two primary questions in this study: (1) How does teacher pay compare with the pay of other comparable workers in Pennsylvania--that is, are Pennsylvania public school teachers underpaid (which…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Retirement Benefits, State Legislation, Teacher Shortage
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Aydin, Utkun – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Students' test anxiety is known to have significant influences on essential academic outcomes, and given the increased testing of school-aged children gender differences also appear in dimensions of test anxiety: thoughts, off-task behaviors, and autonomic reactions. This study examined: (i) whether there was a pattern of correlations existing…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences, Correlation
Li, Dan; Benton, Stephen L. – IDEA Center, Inc., 2017
Despite the nearly equal gender ratio of faculty members in the United States (National Center for Education Statistics, 2016), women are still underrepresented in certain STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields (Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering, 2015). Also, women tend to hold lower academic…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Females, Women Faculty, Gender Differences
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Hurst, Allison L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores one of the enduring small mysteries of student life -- why do women participate in study abroad programs more than men? To answer this question, original data collected from seniors and recent graduates of a sample of liberal arts colleges in the US were analyzed. Results show an intractable gender gap persisting, even after…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Study Abroad, Liberal Arts
OECD Publishing, 2017
Gender inequalities persist in all areas of social and economic life and across countries. Young women in OECD countries generally obtain more years of schooling than young men, but women are less likely than men to engage in paid work. Gaps widen with age, as motherhood typically has marked negative effects on gender pay gaps and career…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Educational Trends, Violence, Females
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Bonnard, Claire; Giret, Jean-Francois – Gender and Education, 2016
Gender differences in wage expectations may affect investment in human capital and increase inequalities in the labour market. Our research based on a survey of first-year students at a French university aims to focus on expectations at the beginning of the career. Our results show that anticipated earnings differ significantly between men and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, College Freshmen, Student Surveys
Brown, Jami; Casolari, Amber – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2015
The gender wage gap in the United States is a well-documented social and economic phenomenon. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 has done little to bring parity between men's and women's wages. Existing data show a relationship between race, age, geography, immigration, education, and women's pay status. This study analyzes wage disparity within higher…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials, Community Colleges, Federal Legislation
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2011
There has been a long-standing concern amongst policymakers, economists, and trade unions over the persistent earnings gap between men and women in the Canadian labour market. Although this gap has narrowed over time, women's average hourly wages still remain about 16% lower than that earned by men. The reasons for this inequality in male and…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Rank (Professional), Womens Education, Foreign Countries
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