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Klapproth, Florian; Kärchner, Henrike; Glock, Sabine – Journal of Experimental Education, 2018
The results of two experiments demonstrate that preservice teachers made biased school-placement recommendations depending on student's ethnicity, which on average penalized students from an ethnic minority. Moreover, additional information that was supposed to disconfirm ethnic stereotypes (religious affiliation in Experiment 1, number of missed…
Descriptors: Religion, Beliefs, Preservice Teachers, Ethnicity
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Goldstein-Schultz, Martha – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
The concept of gender stereotypes permeates the lives of youth in the United States. This article provides background information and rationale for incorporating gender stereotype analysis into family and consumer sciences (FCS) coursework. The critical analysis of gender stereotypes includes numerous activities and assessments that encourage…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sex Fairness, Stereotypes, Consumer Education
Thompson, Loren Wright – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine of stereotype vulnerability, sense of belonging and campus climate for African American college students at a Predominately White Institution (PWI) in the Southeast. This research used a sociocultural model to explore African American student perceptions at a PWI in the southeast of the United States. This…
Descriptors: African American Attitudes, Stereotypes, Campuses, Institutional Characteristics
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Nadler, Dustin R.; Komarraju, Meera – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
Using a 2 × 2 factorial design, we examined the effects of stereotype threat and autonomy support on the test performance of 190 African American college students. Participants completed a set of 7 easy and 7 difficult problems from Raven's Progressive Matrices and a survey including measures of Academic Self-Concept, Learning Climate, and…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, African American Students, College Students, Intelligence Tests
Slobodnikova, Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2017
One of the goals of various European Union organizations (i.e., Roma and non-Roma nonprofits) is the integration of Roma into the educational system. A challenge for the educational systems in European Union (EU) countries, therefore, is to determine how to support the academic performance of Roma. Understanding the positive and negative factors…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Academic Ability, Stereotypes, Academic Achievement
Brutus, Angel L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this qualitative transcendental phenomenological study was to understand the meanings ascribed by multiracial male and female NCAA Division I student athletes in the Southeast region of the United States to the lived experiences of stereotype threat. Stereotype threat is a phenomenon that is boundless and can influence any…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Multiracial Persons, Athletes, College Athletics
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Hedlin, Maria; Åberg, Magnus – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
In Sweden, as in Western countries generally, most preschool teachers are women. This fact sometimes leads to the assumption that preschools are "feminine", and that this might be bad for boys. We challenge this assumption. Using a gender critical approach we have studied preschool student teachers. "Femininity" might be used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Femininity, Ethnography
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Kumar, Revathy; Lauermann, Fani – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This cross-sectional study examines associations between preservice teachers' experiences in teacher education (n = 2,129), their beliefs about culturally diverse students, and their endorsed instructional practices within social reconstructionist and achievement goal theory frameworks. Structural equation modeling confirmed significant…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Correlation, Cultural Influences, Teacher Education
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Pennington, Charlotte R.; Heim, Derek – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Women in mathematical domains may become attuned to situational cues that signal a discredited social identity, contributing to their lower achievement and underrepresentation. Aim: This study examined whether heightened in-group representation alleviates the effects of stereotype threat on women's mathematical performance. It further…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Females, Mathematics Achievement, Self Concept
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Master, Allison; Meltzoff, Andrew N. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2016
There is a gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. This presents a worldwide problem of inequity. Sociocultural stereotypes associating STEM with males act as barriers that prevent girls from developing interests in STEM. This article aims to show that we can increase equity and enhance outcomes for a…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, STEM Education, Sociocultural Patterns, Barriers
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Van Camp, Amanda R.; Gilbert, Patricia N.; O'Brien, Laurie T. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
Female role models show promise for inoculating women against the harmful impact of stereotypes impugning their ability in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM, e.g., Dasgupta in Psychol Inq 22(4):231-246, 2011). We conducted a test of an intervention to leverage the benefits of STEM role models. Female STEM majors (N = 72) in their…
Descriptors: Females, Role Models, Womens Education, STEM Education
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Tran, Minh; Chang, Mitchell – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter points to how race and gender specific affinity groups serve as a vehicle for Asian male students to challenge mainstream stereotypes and redefine themselves in culturally relevant ways that subsequently empower them to embrace more fully their Asian male identities.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Gender Differences, Race, Stereotypes
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del Río, M. Francisca; Strasser, Katherine; Cvencek, Dario; Susperreguy, María Inés; Meltzoff, Andrew N. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examines the relations among parental beliefs and practices about mathematics, children's beliefs about mathematics, participants' gender, and family socioeconomic status (SES). The study was conducted in Chile, a country with significant gender gaps in standardized test results in mathematics, with boys receiving significantly higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Student Attitudes, Mathematics
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Kapitanoff, Susan; Pandey, Carol – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Whatever their major, students are often required to take at least one course in statistics. After graduation, statistics is a key skill in numerous workplace settings. However, for many, it is a particularly difficult course. One factor that may play a role is the lingering misconception that women are not as good as men in mathematics subjects…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Anxiety, Gender Differences, Underachievement
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Tomasetto, Carlo; Alparone, Francesca Romana; Cadinu, Mara – Developmental Psychology, 2011
Previous research on stereotype threat in children suggests that making gender identity salient disrupts girls' math performance at as early as 5 to 7 years of age. The present study (n = 124) tested the hypothesis that parents' endorsement of gender stereotypes about math moderates girls' susceptibility to stereotype threat. Results confirmed…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Mothers, Sexual Identity, Elementary School Students
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