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International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology

2018 Volume 6, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Relationship of Mathematics Self-Efficacy and Competence with Behaviors and Attitudes of Engineering Students with Poor Mathematics

    Gustavo Morán-Soto & Lisa Benson

    This mixed methods research study focuses on two relevant factors in students' decisions to pursue and complete an engineering major: mathematics preparation and mathematics self-efficacy. This... More

    pp. 200-220

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  2. An Instrument for Examining Elementary Engineering Student Interests and Attitudes

    Cathy P. Lachapelle & Robert T. Brennan

    Engineers and policymakers have expressed concern that too few students enter the engineering pipeline. This has led to many efforts to engage students in engineering in after-school programs,... More

    pp. 221-240

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  3. Exploring Academic Performance Paths and Student Learning Strategies in a Large Foundational Engineering Course

    Jacob R. Grohs, David B. Knight, Glenda D. Young & Michelle M. Soledad

    Situated in the second year of an engineering curriculum, undergraduate engineering mechanics courses represent a significant barrier to persistence in engineering. This study seeks to inform and... More

    pp. 241-253

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  4. Engineering Identity Development: A Review of the Higher Education Literature

    Sarah L. Rodriguez, Charles Lu & Morgan Bartlett

    The purpose of this systematic literature review was to appraise and synthesize the current scholarship pertaining to engineering identity development within the higher education context and create... More

    pp. 254-265

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  5. From Deficit Thinking to Counter Storying: A Narrative Inquiry of Nontraditional Student Experience within Undergraduate Engineering Education

    Angela Minichiello

    This paper reports on narrative inquiry research conducted with nontraditional undergraduates as they pursued a common goal of becoming engineers. Participants were enrolled in a two-year... More

    pp. 266-284

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  6. "Just Put It Together to Make No Commotion:" Re-Imagining Urban Elementary Students' Participation in Engineering Design Practices

    Christopher G. Wright, Kristen B. Wendell & Patricia P. Paugh

    In the growing field of K-12 engineering education, there is limited research that highlights the experiences of youth from historically marginalized communities within engineering learning... More

    pp. 285-301

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  7. Exploring Moments of Agency for Girls during an Engineering Activity

    Gina Navoa Svarovsky, Catherine Wagner & Monica Cardella

    The persistent underrepresentation of women in engineering continues to be a complex and difficult challenge. The interactions of young women and their parents during early, family-oriented... More

    pp. 302-319

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