Exploring women community college natural scientists' personal experience narratives through a subjectivist lens

dc.contributor.advisor Larry H. Ebbers
dc.contributor.advisor Robyn M. Cooper
dc.contributor.author Woods, Nancy
dc.contributor.department Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
dc.date 2018-08-11T10:36:54.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T02:35:18Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T02:35:18Z
dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2010
dc.date.embargo 2013-06-05
dc.date.issued 2010-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>The thrust in education today is to encourage young women to enter nontraditional fields of study such as chemistry, physics, and biology. In order to better prepare the next generation of women scientists, then, we should examine the experiences of women participants already working within these areas. We can learn from their experiences. What motivated them toward science? What influenced them to become teachers? What brought them to the community college? If the premise is that we want more women involved in science, then one way to understand how to entice women into science would be to research those who are already there. This research project has two important findings, (1) women community college natural science instructors can experience issues of identity between their roles as scientists and teachers; (2) women community college natural science instructors value a different community structure compared to many of their male counterparts. This research lists several recommendations for future practice as well as recommendations for future research.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/11384/
dc.identifier.articleid 2420
dc.identifier.contextkey 2807618
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-730
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath etd/11384
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/25590
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Educational Administration and Supervision
dc.subject.keywords community college
dc.subject.keywords faculty
dc.subject.keywords feminist
dc.subject.keywords natural science
dc.subject.keywords qualitative
dc.subject.keywords women
dc.title Exploring women community college natural scientists' personal experience narratives through a subjectivist lens
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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