Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
Ohland M.W., Layton R.A., Lord S.M., Camacho M.M., Long R.A., Wasburn M.H..
2009;15:167-190. doi: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.v15.i2.40.
Interest in increasing the number of engineering graduates in the United States and promoting gender equality and diversification of the profession has encouraged considerable research on women and minorities in engineering programs. Drawing on a framework of intersectionality theory,...
Energy Education Science and Technology Part B: Social and Educational Studies
The purpose of this study is to determine how often the chemistry teachers use teaching materials in their courses. This study has been carried out by employing case study approach. Twenty-seven chemistry teachers working in Amasya participated in the...
Review of Economics and Statistics
Hanushek E.A., Kain J.F., Rivkin S.O..
2002;84:584-599. doi: 10.1162/003465302760556431.
Most discussion of special education has centered on the costs of providing mandated programs for children with disabilities and not on their effectiveness. As in many other policy areas, inferring program effectiveness is difficult because students not in special...
Journal of Engineering Education
Hartman H., Hartman M..
The paper focuses on retention in the Rowan University undergraduate engineering program with many "female-friendly" features despite its design as best practices for all students. Both male and female "stayers" in the program are compared to "leavers" on a...
Journal of Business Venturing
Chen C.C., Greene P.G., Crick A..
Previous research on the psychology of entrepreneurs found that personality traits such as locus of control failed to distinguish entrepreneurs from managers. In search of an individual characteristic that is distinctively entrepreneurial, we proposed an entrepreneurial self-efficacy construct (ESE)...
Journal of Science Education and Technology
1995;4:103-126. doi: 10.1007/BF02214052.
Designing effective curricula for complex topics and incorporating technological tools is an evolving process. One important way to foster effective design is to synthesize successful practices. This paper describes a framework called scaffolded knowledge integration and illustrates how it...
Kumagai A.K., Lypson M.L..
2009;84:782-787. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181a42398.
In response to the Liaison Committee on Medical Education mandate that medical education must address both the needs of an increasingly diverse society and disparities in health care, medical schools have implemented a wide variety of programs in cultural...
Journal of Engineering Education
Ohland M.W., Zhang G., Anderson T.J., Thorndyke B.R..
Pre-existing factors are quantitatively evaluated as to their impact on engineering student success. This study uses a database of all engineering students at nine institutions from 1987 through 2002 (a total of 87,167 engineering students) and focuses on graduation...
Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism
Kleinman R.E., Hall S., Green H., Korzec-Ramirez D., Patton K., Pagano M.E., Murphy J.M..
Objective: To determine whether nutrient intake and academic and psychosocial functioning improve after the start of a universal-free school breakfast program (USBP). Methods: Information was gathered from 97 inner city students prior to the start of a USBP and...
Studies in Higher Education
Johnson L., Lee A., Green B..
Interventions in the quality of research training provided in universities today focus largely on educating supervisors and monitoring their performance as well as student progress. More private than any other scene of teaching and learning, postgraduate supervision - and...
Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability
Campbell J., Gilmore L., Cuskelly M..
2003;28:369-379. doi: 10.1080/13668250310001616407.
A total of 274 preservice teacher education students were surveyed at the beginning and end of a one-semester unit on Human Development and Education which combined formal instruction with structured fieldwork experiences. The latter included interviewing community members regarding...
2001;15:232-241. doi: 10.1007/s004640000369.
For nearly a decade, advanced computer technologies have created extraordinary educational tools using three-dimensional (3D) visualization and virtual reality. Pioneering efforts in surgical simulation with these tools have resulted in a first generation of simulators for surgical technical skills....