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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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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
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Almomani, Zaiad; Al-Hawary, Mohammad; Oudat, Mo'een; Al Okor, Ahmad – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The study aimed to identify the effectiveness of sports marketing strategies from the point of view of graduate students in the faculties of physical education at Jordanian universities. The study relied on the descriptive approach, and A questionnaire consisting of (4) areas, including (24) items, was used to collect data after verifying its…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Virtanen, Sonja; Räikkönen, Eija; Ikonen, Pasi – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2015
Because of a deeply gendered history of craft education in Finland, technology education has a strong gender-related dependence. In order to motivate girls into pursuing technological studies and to enable them to see their own potential in technology, gender sensitive approaches should be developed in technology education. This study explores…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Technology Education, Student Motivation, Elementary School Students
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Peach, Nathan D.; Yuan, Haowen – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2017
In this study the relationship between undergraduates' financial knowledge, behaviours, and attitudes are explored. These three dimensions of financial capability are considered in order to identify ways in which they influence one another. Data are collected via a survey administered at a small, private university in the United States. Financial…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes, Money Management
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Attaran, Sharmin; Celik, Bilge Gokhan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore environmental attitudes and how such attitudes, when combined with a specific cost, can affect environmental behavior. Environmental attitudes are important to study due to the rising belief by building occupants that they are owed safe, healthy, environmentally responsible, and comfortable living…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Responsibility, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
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Yang, Fuyi; Xu, Jianzhong; Tan, Heping; Liang, Ningjian – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background: As many students face the enduring challenge of maintaining their motivation to complete homework assignments, there is a critical need to pay close attention to homework motivation management (i.e., students' efforts to sustain or enhance their motivation in order to complete homework assignments that might be boring or difficult).…
Descriptors: Investigations, Homework, Learning Motivation, Mathematics Activities
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Tomazic, Iztok – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2011
Snakes are controversial animals emblazoned by legends, but also endangered as a result of human prejudice and fear. The author investigated gender and age-related differences in attitudes to and knowledge of snakes comparing samples of school children and pre-service teachers. It was found that although pre-service teachers had better knowledge…
Descriptors: Animals, Student Attitudes, Fear, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Smith, Stacy L. – Teaching Sociology, 2017
A modified version of Monopoly has long been used as a simulation exercise to teach inequality. Versions of Modified Monopoly (MM) have touched on minority status relative to inequality but without an exploration of the complex interaction between minority status and class. This article introduces Gender Stratified Monopoly (GSM), an adaptation…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Simulation, Minority Groups, Social Status
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Hohner, Margaret; Tsigaris, Panagiotis – Journal of International Education in Business, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the beliefs of undergraduate business students studying in Canada and partners in China about the quality of the program; what they consider effective signals of quality; and their willingness to pay to improve the quality. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was designed and distributed to…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Business Education
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Desmarais, Serge; Curtis, James – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1997
Examines whether gender differences in recent pay experience influence entitlement views by providing different standards for female and male students' judgments of their entitlements. Responses from 309 undergraduate students reveal that income gaps in the full-time working world extended to their own recent work experiences and that these past…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensation (Remuneration), Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
OECD Publishing, 2015
Over the past century, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries have made significant progress in narrowing or closing long-standing gender gaps in many areas of education and employment, including educational attainment, pay and labour market participation. But new gender gaps in education are opening. Young men…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Achievement Gap, Gender Differences
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Sipe, Stephanie; Johnson, C. Douglas; Fisher, Donna K. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
For 50 years, laws such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended in 1991, and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 have protected women from overt discrimination. Although gender inequity persists in today's workplace, its presence and effects continue to be underestimated by the relevant stakeholders. Informal observations have shown that college…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Civil Rights Legislation, Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Discrimination
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Bale, Colin; Taylor, Neil; Vlaardingerbroek, Barend – Teaching Science, 2015
Diagrammatic representations are ubiquitous in science education, with students and teachers alike being firmly committed to their use. However, students interpret the visual data imparted by diagrams in different ways. In this study involving diagrams of cells, it was found that first-year university students apply various criteria to evaluate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cytology, Visual Aids, Measures (Individuals)
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Levy, Gary D.; Sadovsky, Adrienne L.; Troseth, Georgene L. – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 2000
Investigated young children's perceived competencies of men and women in gender-typed occupations, perceptions about how much money they earn in gender-typed occupations, and affective reactions regarding growing up to have gender-typed occupations. Children perceived differential competencies of men and women regarding gender-typed occupations…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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