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Ainsbury, Liz; Heaney, Libby; Hodges, Vicki; Harkness, Laura; Russell, Laura – School Science Review, 2011
In 2007, the Women in Physics Group of the Institute of Physics initiated the Very Early Career Woman Physicist of the Year Award. The award seeks to recognise the outstanding achievements of women physicists who are embarking on a career in physics and to promote the career opportunities open to people with physics qualifications. The prize is…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Females, Physics, Employment Opportunities
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Cotner, Sehoya; Ballen, Cissy; Brooks, D. Christopher; Moore, Randy – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2011
Women are underrepresented in most scientific disciplines, with achievement gaps expanding throughout the career trajectory. Gender differences in perceptions of scientific competence are evident at an early age. We examined the extent to which college-level instructor gender affects the confidence of males and females in their scientific…
Descriptors: Role Models, Females, Sciences, Gender Differences
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Mulac, Anthony; Giles, Howard; Bradac, James J.; Palomares, Nicholas A. – Language Sciences, 2013
The gender-linked language effect (GLLE) is a phenomenon in which transcripts of female communicators are rated higher on Socio-Intellectual Status and Aesthetic Quality and male communicators are rated higher on Dynamism. This study proposed and tested a new general process model explanation for the GLLE, a central mediating element of which…
Descriptors: Prediction, Photography, Discriminant Analysis, Language Patterns
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Goldman, Emily Grey – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2012
Although women have made significant progress in the work force and in education, gender gaps still exist in many industries and occupations, including science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. This research aimed to understand how undergraduate women negotiate gender within STEM fields, looking specifically at these women's…
Descriptors: Females, Majors (Students), STEM Education, Student Attitudes
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Hill, Charles; Baumgartner, Laura – Science Teacher, 2009
Storytelling is not just something experienced at bedtime, in the movies, or with friends. Rather, it is a way that knowledge has been transferred for generations. Stories allow the listener to gain understanding in a natural way. A good story can capture the imagination of students, making them eager to learn more. This article describes the use…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Story Telling
Bernath, Elizabeth – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2016
This paper discusses Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects" and "A Vindication of the Rights of Men" as books of philosophy about rational materialism. Based on an analysis of Lockean thought, as applied to the possibility of women's development of reason,…
Descriptors: Authors, Females, Education, Feminism
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Kacerauskas, Tomas; Šaparauskas, Jonas – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
In first part, the models, theories, mechanisms and presumptions, as well as the ideas of educational choice discourse have been scrutinized. In the second part, the survey on educational choice at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania has been presented. The methodology used in this research is a survey of respondents and survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Majors (Students), Course Selection (Students)
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Ward, Kelly; Dragne, Cornelia; Lucas, Angelina J. – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2014
The purpose of this article is to more fully understand the professional lives of women academics in computer sciences in six Romanian universities. The work is exploratory and relies on a qualitative framework to more fully understand what it means to be a woman academic in high-tech disciplines in a second world economy. We conducted in-depth,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Computer Science Education
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Teo, Tang Wee – Theory Into Practice, 2014
In this article, I use the idea of "dyschrony" to describe the multiple disjunctures experienced in a Hispanic woman's life as she struggled to gain full membership in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) community. Despite having earned a doctoral degree in chemistry and a teaching position in a STEM school, she…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Minority Group Teachers, Women Faculty, Females
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van Drenth, Annemieke; van Essen, Mineke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
In this paper the concept of gender script is applied to examine the cases of two women educationists trying to construct a professional "self" in confrontation with gender scripts that constantly recited meanings of gender, in particular of femininity. The research focus is on the period 1890-1940, when in the Netherlands, like abroad,…
Descriptors: Scripts, Elementary Education, Females, Participation
Kenney, Brian – School Library Journal, 2008
In this article, the author profiles Carolyn Brodie, winner of this year's Scholastic Library Publishing Award. One can be completely charmed by Brodie's soft-spoken Arkansas accent, warm demeanor, and genteel manners. While the graciousness is authentic, the woman behind it is fearless, with a clear vision for youth services, remarkable tenacity,…
Descriptors: Library Education, Librarians, Library Schools, Educational Change
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Hazari, Zahra; Cass, Cheryl – Physics Teacher, 2018
In the February 2017 issue of "The Physics Teacher," an article was presented that highlighted the importance of high school physics teachers in inspiring women in physics, particularly by recognizing them as being a "physics person." Drawing on data from over 900 female undergraduates in physics, the article showed that the…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Teachers
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Abdikalyk, Kunimzhan Sadirkyzy; Abitzhanova, Zhanar Altynbekovna; Otarbekova, Zhamilya Kerimbaevna; Kaidarova, Gulyaim Kablakatovna; Seidullayeva, Gulzhan Abutalipovna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This article dwells upon the basic unit of cognitive linguistics, which is a concept. Firstly, we provide an overview of major scientific works written by foreign linguists who pay attention to special aspects and lines of research. Secondly, we analyse conclusions on modern problems in linguistics that are drawn in cognitological studies…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Contrastive Linguistics, Turkic Languages
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Gabdreeva, Guzel Sh.; Khalfieva, Alisa R. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the "female" management features study is driven by the active penetration of women to management in various fields and the emergence of a new social category "Business-women". The article contains the results of a study aimed to identify the features of personal properties and structure of low-level,…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Personality Traits, Administrator Characteristics
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Turi, Zsuzsa Frank – Impact of Science on Society, 1980
Reports on the evolution, since 1945, of the woman's role in science and technology in the Central European nation of Hungary. The report is presented by nine women who are scientists and engineers. (SA)
Descriptors: College Science, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Engineers
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