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Using Multimedia To Counter Stereotypes in Science Classrooms: New Perceptions of Who Becomes a Scientist
Selected Research and Development Papers Presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT] 1999 (February 1999)
Despite gains in many areas, minorities remain underrepresented as scientists and science students. On of the reasons for this absence may be the presence of a common stereotype of scientists as white males. This paper argues that recent research in ...
Creating a virtual community of practice to investigate legitimate peripheral participation by African American middle school girls in science activities
Creating a virtual@community@of@practice to investigate legitimate peripheral participation by African American middle school girls in science activities (2002) pp. 1–229
How do teenage girls develop an interest in science? What kinds of opportunities can science teachers present to female students that support their engagement with learning science? I studied one aspect of this issue by focusing on ways...