What pre-college characteristics, college experiences, and college environments significantly influence Black students’ participation within the STEM opportunity structure, compared to their White counterparts?
Supplemental Instruction: The Effect of Demographic and Academic Preparation Variables on Community College Student Academic Achievement in STEM-Related Fields
This study evaluated the influence of input and environment variables associated with participation in supplemental instruction (SI) on student achievement outcomes at a community college. In particular, the study evaluated the relationships between student demographics and academic preparation, faculty and SI member demographics, levels of participation in SI, and academic achievement.
Increasing Persistence in Undergraduate Science Majors: A Model for Institutional Support of Underrepresented Students
Does the Program for Excellence in Education and Research in the Sciences (PEERS) program at UCLA help students to persist within STEM?
Supporting Future Scientists: Predicting Minority Student Participation in the STEM Opportunity Structure in Higher Education
Researches STEM persistence by identifying the educational experiences and institutional contexts that contribute to student access and involvement in the opportunity structure. The STEM opportunity structure are extracurricular and co-curricular activities that boost performance within STEM majors.