African American Female Engineering Students' Persistence in Stereotype-threatening Environments: A Critical Race Theory Perspective

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Gregory, Stacie LeSure;
(2015)
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Subject: African | American | Female | Engineering | Students | Persistence | stereotype | threatening | environments | critical | race | theory | perspective | Engineering Education

Due to the social context of engineering classrooms, stereotype threat (STT) may play an essential role in the dearth of African American females in engineering. Empirical studies have confirmed the deleterious effects STT has on students' performance. However, acceptan... View more
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