Girls and women of color in STEM : their journeys in higher education
- edited by Nahed Abdelrahman, Beverly J. Irby, Julia Ballenger, Barbara Polnick
- Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., 
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages)
- Research on women and education.
- Includes bibliographical references
- Foreword. Introduction. I Started to Know the Feeling of Being an Outsider: An Arab-American Muslim Woman's Narrative of Her STEM Education Journey, Woong Lim and Katherine Crawford-Garrett. Comparative Analysis of Enrollment and Degrees Awarded in STEM Field Among Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Doctoral Universities in Texas, Julia Ballenger, Delores Rice, and Johyun Kim. Focus: Females of Color in STEM, Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, Claudette Davis, Kelly Knight, and Danielle Blunt Craddock. From Theory to Practice: Building a Knowledge-Sharing Community of Female Engineering Technology Students, Yen C. Verhoeven, Chelsea BaileyShea, and Elizabeth Dell. Is This Really What I Have to Deal With?! A Critical Exploration of Science Doctoral Culture by Underrepresented Women of Color, SenettaBancroft. Self-Reflection on Engagement in Virtual Classrooms as the Dual Role: An Asian Woman Graduate Student and Middle-Grade Girl Avatar in STEM, Haiping Hao, Gerald Kulm, and Trina J. Davis. The Community College Experience: Enrollment and Persistence of African American and Latina Women in Computer Science, Jill Denner and Linda Werner. Through Her Eyes: Exploring the Longitudinal Perspectives of Women of Color in STEM Education Programs, Anthony Collatos, Spring Cooke, and Monika McKnight. Turning Points in the Pursuit of STEM Careers: A Mixed-Methods Analysis Focusing on Women of Color, Rachael D. Robnett, Omar Ruvalcaba, Barbara K. Goza, Martin M. Chemers, and Moin Syed. Understanding Equity in Postsecondary STEM: A Transformative Self-Study, Francesca A. White and Gayle A.Buck. What Are the Stakes? Academic Politics and Intersectionality in STEM, Margaret Graham and Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti. About the Editors. About the Contributors.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's summary
The 11 chapters in this book provide a glimpse into the journeys thatwomen from diverse backgrounds and ethnic differences take in their higher education undergraduate or graduate careers. The diverse women include ethnicities of Arabic, Asian, African-American, American Indian, and Latina.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Minorities > Education (Higher) > United States > Case studies.
- Women > Education (Higher) > United States > Case studies.
- Science > Study and teaching (Higher) > United States > Case studies.
- Technology > Study and teaching (Higher) > United States > Case studies.
- Engineering > Study and teaching (Higher) > United States > Case studies.
- Mathematics > Study and teaching (Higher) > United States > Case studies.
- Publication date
- Research on women and education
- Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web
- 9781648020933 (electronic bk.)
- 1648020933 (electronic bk.)
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