STEM aspiration: the influence of social capital and chilly climate on female community college students

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This quantitative study examined the predictive impact of a series of factors on female community college students' intention to transfer in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The STEM Student Success Literacy survey (SSSL) was utilized to collect data from a large, diverse community college located in Florida. After the data cleaning and preparation, the authors first constructed a model that measures potentially predictive factors such as social capital, student engagement, and chilly climate. Then, a regression model including these factors and demographic...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Providers of education and training; Pathways; Research; Students; Culture and society

Keywords: Survey; Community college; Articulation; Institutional role; Student behaviour; Aspirations; Decision making; Social capital

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Also called: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics aspiration: the influence of social capital and chilly climate on female community college students

Journal volume: 41

Journal number: 4-5

Journal date: April-May 2017

Pages: pp. 253-266

ISSN: 1066-8926, 1521-0413 (online)

Statement of responsibility: John Jorstad, Soko S. Starobin, Yu (April) Chen and Aurelia Kollasch

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Special issue: 'Council for the Study of Community College (CSCC) research 2016', guest edited by Rivka A. Felsher, Delores E. McNair, and Gianna Ramdin.

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.567

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