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Sources of science self‐efficacy beliefs of middle school students
The purpose of this study was to investigate the degree to which A. Bandura's (1997) hypothesized sources of self-efficacy predict the science self-efficacy beliefs of middle school students (N ¼Expand
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Motivation in high school science students: A comparison of gender differences in life, physical, and earth science classes
The aims of this study were to examine self-efficacy and other motivation variables among high school science students (n = 502); to determine the degree to which each of the four hypothesizedExpand
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Self-Efficacy Beliefs, Motivation, Race, and Gender in Middle School Science
The purpose of this study was to discover whether the science motivation beliefs of middle school students (N = 262) vary as a function of their gender or race/ethnicity and to determine whetherExpand
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A comparative study of the self‐efficacy beliefs of successful men and women in mathematics, science, and technology careers
The purpose of this study was to explore the personal stories of men who selected careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) to better understand the ways in which theirExpand
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A Comparison of Internal Dispositions and Career Trajectories after Collaborative versus Apprenticed Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Doing scientific research benefits undergraduates, but relatively few research mentors are available. Using stratified random assignment of students to conditions, this study shows that aExpand
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Preservice teachers’ reflections on their growth in an inquiry-oriented science pedagogy course
This study reports on student experiences in an inquiry-oriented elementary science. methods course. Students in this course designed and conducted an independent investigation, and then adapted thatExpand
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Department of Teacher Education, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois 61625, USA College of Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3980, USA School of Education, University ofExpand
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Scientific research self-efficacy among undergraduates: Current contexts and approaches for measurement
To help address current concerns about the strength and diversity of the United States scientific and technical workforce, expert panels and organizations recommend recruiting young people intoExpand
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The Relationship to Gender and Gender Orientation
The purpose of this study was to determine if the moral voices of care and justice, as described by C. Gilligan (1982), would be expressed in the solutions to environmental dilemmas selected by 7thExpand