Schooling Girls in a Rural Community: An Examination of Female Science Identity and Science Career Choices.

@inproceedings{Fowler2010SchoolingGI,
  title={Schooling Girls in a Rural Community: An Examination of Female Science Identity and Science Career Choices.},
  author={Melisa Diane Creasy Fowler},
  year={2010}
}
There is a gap in existence between the number of males and females entering science careers. Research has begun to focus largely on how identity impacts the selection of such careers. While much research has been done to examine the factors that impact student identity, little work has been done to examine what happens to female students who have been successful in science in a rural K-12 school once they leave high school and enter the world of academia. Thus, this study examined the… CONTINUE READING

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