Research on Interests Shows That There Are Significant Differences Between
Research on interests shows that there are significant differences between women and men.However,researchers argue that gender-consistent preferences are more likely to be reported when sex/gender stereotypes are activated.An example of this would be asking adolescent girls and boys about their
A) ideal careers.
B) favorite fast-food restaurants.
C) personality traits.
D) academic achievements.
Dr.Rodarte,a new engineering professor at Research University,is preparing for her first lab meeting that will include several doctoral students.How many male doctoral students can Dr.Rodarte expect in her lab compared to female doctoral students?
A) an equal number of men as women
B) three times as many men as women
C) ten times as many men as women
D) twenty-five times as many men as women
Monica,a Chicana woman,expects to graduate with her doctorate in one year,after which she will pursue her dream of becoming a college math professor in the Southwest,where she hopes to teach a diverse student body.Monica's adviser warns her that very few women of color hold STEM faculty positions in the United States,and makes sure Monica is adequately prepared for job interviews.If Monica secures a faculty position,she will contribute to what percentage of women of color in STEM faculty positions?
Imagine you are a university administrator who is trying to improve participation rates for women in STEM.You have heard that Harvey Mudd College has made significant strides in participation rates,so you review their policy changes.Based on Harvey Mudd's success,what are some programs you would want to implement?
A) providing focus groups for women to figure out why they aren't more ambitious
B) inviting women to sign up for STEM courses
C) promoting women to leadership positions
D) training programs to teach women to be more assertive in the workplace