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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1996
Describes the Women Scientists in Academe pilot program that aims at achieving significant and lasting improvements for women in scientific disciplines. Focuses on the issue of dual careers and shared positions and adjusting university policy to accommodate academic couples. (JRH)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Gender Issues, Higher Education, Sex Differences
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1997
Discusses the importance of science educators becoming familiar with electronic resources. Highlights the publication Science Teaching Reconsidered: A Handbook, which is designed to help undergraduate science educators. Addresses gender concerns regarding the use of educational resources. Lists science education and career resources on the web.…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Internet
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1998
Discusses the functions of the Working Group on Career Issues for Women Scientists. Functions include developing opportunities and support for the recruitment, retention, reentry, and advancement of women in biomedical careers. (DDR)
Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Biomedicine, Career Choice, Career Planning
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1996
Discusses the results of a study that examined the factors that influenced women science undergraduates to pursue and remain in scientific careers and demonstrated the critical role the faculty play in students' decisions. Presents a sample of potential activities that could have a positive impact on women's persistence in the sciences. (JRH)
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Higher Education, Influences, Mentors
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1994
Provides tips to teachers on how to improve instruction by simply evaluating and modifying their teaching style to consider the needs of all students. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Higher Education
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1993
Explains that women were more likely than men to have earned science degrees in liberal arts colleges and the frequent remoteness of senior professors in research-intensive universities may be the problem. Describes what can be done to make teaching assistants more effective. (PR)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, College Science, Females, Higher Education
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1993
Describes a mentoring program conducted by the Association for Women in Science. The purpose of the project is to counteract the many factors that discourage students and decrease their retention in science. (PR)
Descriptors: College Science, Females, Higher Education, Mentors
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1997
Explores the role serendipity plays in shaping career paths. Describes the impact of gender on response to professorial advice concerning prospective career paths. A key factor in fortuity is recognizing and taking advantage of lucky breaks, which also requires a willingness to take risks. Advises sharing experiences with students to help them…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Decision Making, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1994
Provides insights regarding women students in physics. Also discusses how an external organization, the American Physical Society, acted as a catalyst for enhancing science education for women. (ZWH)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Science, Higher Education, Physics
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Didion, Catherine Jay – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1997
The Association for Women in Science (AWIS), in conjunction with the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE), published a report card on how women have fared over the past 25 years since the passage of Title IX. The report card gave mathematics and science a C+. Recommends ways of encouraging active participation of women in…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Classroom Techniques, Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education