In this paper, presented at the 2001 Physics Education Research Conference, the authors propose two separate projects to carefully examine these institutions for admissions, curricular, and environmental practices that could improve majority institutions’ ability to promote the success of women and minorities in physics. This paper discusses the background of the proposals, and lists key features of the proposed research.
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Keywords:NSDL,Gender Issues,Education Foundations,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Cultural Issues,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Societal Issues,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061213013840470T,minority-serving institutions,Achievement,Higher Education,PERC 2001,women (in physics),School Improvement,Physics,minorities (in physics),Race Issues,Education Practices,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education
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