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View Resource Gender Equity for Mathematics and Science: Notes on Invited Faculty Presentations

This report from Sheila Tobias discusses pertinent issues related to women in mathematics and science. Key aspects explored include mathematical anxiety and strategies for coping with it, as well as important research on classroom conditions for female math and science students. This document may be downloaded in PDF file format.

View Resource Can Gender-Adapted Instruction Improve Mathematics Performance and Attitudes?

This paper presents the results of a study investigating whether adapting instruction to gender preferences can improve the attitudes of students and their performance in mathematics. The study found that there was no effect on performance based on gender preferences. However, there was improved student performance across all conditions which suggests that "dynamic worked-example mathematics...

View Resource Gender, Math, and the Force Concept Inventory (FCI)

This research paper, presented at the 2002 Physics Education Research Conference, examines how a math background may interact with gender on the FCI assessment instrument. 300 non-physics students were given one of two versions of the Force Concept Inventory, along with a brief demographic questionnaire. The trends suggest a preliminary conclusion that math preparation has little effect on FCI...

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