Predicting STEM and Non-STEM College Major Enrollment from Middle School Interaction with Mathematics Educational Software

@inproceedings{Pedro2014PredictingSA,
  title={Predicting STEM and Non-STEM College Major Enrollment from Middle School Interaction with Mathematics Educational Software},
  author={Maria Ofelia San Pedro and Jaclyn Ocumpaugh and Ryan Shaun Joazeiro de Baker and Neil T. Heffernan},
  booktitle={EDM},
  year={2014}
}
The worldwide increase in demand for qualified workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields has resulted in a greater focus on preparing students to enroll in postsecondary STEM programs. The processes that lead students to become interested in and equip them for STEM careers begin years earlier. Previous research indicates that family background, financial resources, and prior family academic achievement can be used to predict whether a student will enroll in a… CONTINUE READING

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