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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
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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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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Tu, Jui-Che; Chiang, Yu-Hsien – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The research is now an instructor in the department of animation in a college, discovering that students can not pay attention to their study and lack of motivation to learn. Therefore, the research motivation is how to restore students' learning motivation and have them plunge into course learning. The study aimed to develop "design strategy…
Descriptors: Animation, Computer Software, Learning Motivation, Student Motivation
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Deniz, Kaan Zülfikar – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem statement: Interest can be defined as "when an individual pays attention to an object without special effort, maintains her/his attention for a long time, and is aware of and transforms this attentiveness into a response and an attitude." Vocational interests indicate an individual's feelings about employment, courses of study,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Aspiration, Age Differences, Gender Differences
Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
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