Black Women In The Academy

Author: Sheila T. Gregory
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761814122
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This revised and updated edition of Black Women in the Academy adds updated data on the status of Black faculty women, a forty-four-page bibliography, and a new chapter on the status of international faculty women from twenty different ...

New Science Of Learning

Author: Myint Swe Khine
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441957162
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For example, females currently have greater success than males in attaining post
-secondary education, have higher aspirations than males while in high school,
are more likely to enroll in college immediately after graduating from high school,
and persist and complete degrees at higher rates than males. Measures of post-
secondary academic achievement (e.g., GPA) also tend to be higher for women
than men. More than half of all bachelor's and master's degrees are awarded to ...

New Trends In Primary School Science Education

Author: Wynne Harlen
Publisher: United Nations Educational
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Teacher's sex shows mixed results, but generally male teachers seem to be more
successful with science achievement, while females appear more successful with
subjects such as English and French as foreign languages. Furthermore, males
seem ... Teacher socio-economic status (SES) effects are contingent on the social
structure, though in general teachers from higher status backgrounds are more
successful than teachers from lower status backgrounds. 4. Teacher educational

Age Of Opportunity

Author: Laurence Steinberg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544279778
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Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence Laurence D. Steinberg ... Self-
regulation and the traits it influences, like determination, comprise one of the
strongest predictors of many different types of success: achievement in school,
success at work, more satisfying friendships and romantic relationships, and
better physical and mental health. People who ... complete more years of school,
earn more money and have higher-status jobs, and are more likely to stay
happily married.

Travel Narratives The New Science And Literary Discourse 1569 1750

Author: Judy A. Hayden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317006518
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... financial success of their particular voyage. Their achievements at foreign
courts, then, were ultimately cumulative and collective. Any financial rewards that
resulted from this intrepid traveling were collected by the company as a whole
and distributed to its members according to company statute. A good voyage
could bring a rise in status for the traveler within the company, which could
ultimately lead to wealth, but all such social movement took place within the
structures of the trade.

The Woman Racket

Author: Steve Moxon
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 184540405X
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The New Science Explaining How Sexes Relate at Work, at Play and in Society
Steve Moxon. do with the status of the men around them The higher a woman's
position in an organisation, the more she is in the milieu of potential high-status
partners within the workplace This is at root her real motivation to get to where
she has got (see chapter nine) The problem of the serious impact of low rank on
men, is made worse by the social incohesion of modern life, which reduces the ...

Science Achievement And Student Interest

Author: Jan-Åke Engström
ISBN: 9789171531803
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Determinants of Success in Science Among Swedish Compulsory School
Students Jan-Åke Engström. Table 2.5 Upper Secondary ... Year Course 1975
1980 1985 1990* N 38.4 43.9 46.7 51.3 T 5.9 11.5 19.1 20.3 * Including some
new technically-oriented programs. Source: SCB (1986) Table ... The educational
choices among boys lead to jobs in the labor market with higher income, higher
status, higher degree of autonomy and opportunities for promotion. Girls are
more often found ...

Children Of A New World

Author: Paula S. Fass
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814727560
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growing world power, and a more significant feature of individual success and
achievement. The nineteenth-century industrial transformation had created a
corporate and commercial white-collar world that required higher levels of
literacy and business know-how. So too, developments in industry put a premium
on refined mechanical, metallurgical, and engineering skills. Even agriculture,
which had been the common coin of the realm, was transformed into a business
where higher ...

Toward A New Science Of Educational Testing And Assessment

Author: Harold Berlak
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791496473
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There are two main points: those in command of the knowledge use it in
response to the client's needs, and whatever the organizational status of the
profession, its members do not submit to outside control of their skills. Situations
vary. In England, for ... By contrast, in medicine, a doctor's success is related to
the nature of his clientele—a gerontologist is not blamed if the death rate among
his patients is higher than that of a general practitioner. But in teaching, schools
tend to be judged ...

New Zealand Journal Of Educational Studies

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Even when girls' high achievement is acknowledged, it is usually overshadowed
by a focus on girls' underparticipation in maths and science and\or their position
in the labour market. For example, while the draft document "English in the New
Zealand Curriculum" notes that "girls are more successful than boys in English",
their achievements are seen as "not subsequently translated into high status
vocational training and employment" (1993, p.12). Similarly, "Science in the New