Patching the Leaky Pipeline

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Laura McLaughlin Gonzalez, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The United States faces the critical task of graduating large numbers of individuals in mathematics, science, technical, and engineering fields. The first-year orientation course described uses female-friendly practices to provide support, promote academic success, promote major and career development in an MSTE field, and facilitate consideration of issues faced by women in undergraduate science majors.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of College Science Teaching; Oct 2002; 32, 2, 102-108
Language: English
Date: 2002
Keywords
Women, Higher education, Science, Technology, Participation drop off, Factors