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The Relative Importance Of Gender, Major, Year, And Cohort Differences In Undergraduate Engineering Orientations

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2009 Annual Conference & Exposition


Austin, Texas

Publication Date

June 14, 2009

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June 14, 2009

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June 17, 2009



Conference Session

Attitudes, Self-Confidence, and Self-Efficacy of Women Engineering Students

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Women in Engineering

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14.1246.1 - 14.1246.16



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Moshe Hartman Retired

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Harriet Hartman Rowan University

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Hartman, M., & Hartman, H. (2009, June), The Relative Importance Of Gender, Major, Year, And Cohort Differences In Undergraduate Engineering Orientations Paper presented at 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, Texas. 10.18260/1-2--5851

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