1) To investigate the influence of computer-based learning activities in math classrooms on STEM major choices in 4-year post-secondary institutions and 2) to analyze the extent to which math teacher motivation affects math performance and math self-efficacy across schools, which plays a vital role in students’ STEM major selection.
Attrition in STEM Fields at a Liberal Arts College: The Importance of Grades and Pre-Collegiate Preferences
To quantify the important factors responsible for the high attrition rates in STEM majors, particularly in relation to gender.
Questioning a White Male Advantage in STEM: Examining Disparities in College Major by Gender and Race/Ethnicity
The authors investigate gender and racial/ethnic disparities in STEM fields, with an eye toward the role of academic preparation and attitudes in shaping disparities.
Examining the STEM Educational Pipeline: The Influence of Pre-College Factors on the Educational Trajectory of African American students
1) What pre-college factors predict African-American students’ decision to engage in post-secondary education? 2) What pre-college factors predict African-American students’ decision to major in a STEM field? 3) What pre-college factors predict STEM degree attainment among African American students?