Breaking the Barriers: Helping Female and Minority Students Succeed in Mathematics and Science / Edition 1

Breaking the Barriers: Helping Female and Minority Students Succeed in Mathematics and Science / Edition 1

by Beatriz Chu Clewell, Bernice Taylor Anderson, Margaret E. Thorpe
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555424821

ISBN-13: 9781555424824

Pub. Date: 11/05/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Breaking the Barriers shows how increased career awareness and exposure to mentors and role models can help students see science and math-related careers as desirable and viable options. It explains how test preparation, activity-based instruction, cooperative learning, and tutoring can help to improve academic outcomes.

Overview

Breaking the Barriers shows how increased career awareness and exposure to mentors and role models can help students see science and math-related careers as desirable and viable options. It explains how test preparation, activity-based instruction, cooperative learning, and tutoring can help to improve academic outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424824
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/05/1992
Series:
Jossey-Bass Education Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
0.94(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Promoting Participation in Mathematics and Science
1. Identifying Barriers to Female and Minority Participation
2. Breaking the Barriers: The Critical Middle School Years
Part Two: Effective Intervention Strategies
3. Changing Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics and Science
4. Improving Academic Performance
Part Three: Intervention Models
5. Conceptualizing Programs: A Systems Approach
6. Determining Program Outcomes
Part Four: Guidelines for Successful Implementation
7. Planning and Developing Programs
8. Funding, Managing, and Evaluating Programs
9. Disseminating and Institutionalizing Programs
AppAndixes: A. Case Studies: Ten Effective Programs B. Resources: List of Programs and Materials C. Research on Inequities in Mathematics and Science

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