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"Girl Power": Gendered academic and workplace experiences of College Women in Engineering.

Smith KN, Gayles JG.
UIID-AD: 4871
2018; doi: 10.3390/socsci7010011.

Women in engineering continue to experience bias in the field. This constructivist case study uses feminist theory to examine the gendered experiences of graduating senior women engineering students in academic and workplace environments. In each setting we identified three...

Career Assessment and Counseling for STEM: A Critical Review.

Rottinghaus PJ, Falk NA, Park CJ.
UIID-AD: 4860
2018;2-34. doi: 10.1002/cdq.12119.

Career counselors must continually enhance their knowledge and skills to assist clients contemplating careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Therefore, the authors review STEM disciplines and theory-driven strategies for assisting diverse individuals to explore, enter, and persist...

Do libraries save LGBT students?.

Wexelbaum RS.
UIID-AD: 4887
2018;31-58. doi: 10.1108/LM-02-2017-0014.

Purpose: Multiple research studies show a positive correlation between library usage and student retention. At the same time, no formal research studies focusing on the effect of library usage on LGBT student persistence and retention exist. The purpose of...

Implicit bias in letters of recommendation for an undergraduate research internship.

Houser C, Lemmons K.
UIID-AD: 4823
2018;585-595. doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2017.1301410.

Letters of recommendation are commonly used to assess the potential of undergraduate students to be successful undergraduate research assistants/interns or their potential as graduate students. However, there is evidence to suggest that reference letters can include unconscious (or implicit)...

Positive Feedback From Male Authority Figures Boosts Women's Math Outcomes.

Park LE, Streamer L, Kondrak CL, Ward DE.
UIID-AD: 4851
2018;359-383. doi: 10.1177/0146167217741312.

People often search for cues in the environment to determine whether or not they will be judged or treated negatively based on their social identities. Accordingly, feedback from gatekeepers—members of majority groups who hold authority and power in a...

Smooth Transition for Advancement to Graduate Education (STAGE) for Underrepresented Groups in the Mathematical Sciences Pilot Project: Broadening Participation through Mentoring.

Eubanks-Turner C, Beaulieu P, Pal N.
UIID-AD: 4799
2018;97-117. doi: 10.1080/10511970.2017.1295409.

The Smooth Transition for Advancement to Graduate Education (STAGE) project was a three-year pilot project designed to mentor undergraduate students primarily from under-represented groups in the mathematical sciences. The STAGE pilot project focused on mentoring students as they transitioned...

The components of a successful S-STEM program: What works at Appalachian State University.

Tashakkori R, Norris C, Searcy ME.
UIID-AD: 4878
2018;362-367. doi: 10.1145/3159450.3159600.

In 1999, the National Science Foundation created the "Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships" (CSEMS) program to provide funding for institutions to supply scholarships for academically talented and financially needy students to complete an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree...

The Influence of Affirming Kindness and Community on Broadening Participation in STEM Career Pathways.

Estrada M, Matsui J, Eroy-Reveles A.
UIID-AD: 4623
2018;258-297. doi: 10.1111/sipr.12046.

The United States’ inability to achieve equitable workforce development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career pathways is well-recognized and has been attributed to the poor retention of a diverse stream of students in academia. Social science theory...

The physician-scientist pipeline: return on investment.

Wolfson RK.
UIID-AD: 4627
2018;466-468. doi: 10.1111/medu.13556.

No abstract available.

The Structural Relationship between Out-of-School Time Enrichment and Black Student Participation in Advanced Science.

Young Jamaal, Young Jemimah.
UIID-AD: 4731

The researchers tested a model of the structural relationship between Black student engagement in out-of-school time (OST) science enrichment and participation in advanced science courses in high school. The participants in the sample were Black students (N = 3,173)...

A day of immersive physiology experiments increases knowledge and excitement towards physiology and scientific careers in Native American students.

Becker BK, Schiller AM, Zucker IH, Eager EA, Bronner LP, Godfrey M.
UIID-AD: 4114
2017;137-144. doi: 10.1152/advan.00165.2016.

Underserved minority groups are disproportionately absent from the pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. One such underserved population, Native Americans, are particularly underrepresented in STEM fields. Although recent advocacy and outreach designed toward increasing...

A Discipline-Specific Approach to the History of U.S. Science Education.

Otero ValerieK, Meltzer DavidE.
UIID-AD: 4644

Although much has been said and written about the value of using the history of science in teaching science, relatively little is available to guide educators in the various science disciplines through the educational history of their own discipline....

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