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Poster

RISE’ing the Bar: A Growth Curve Analysis of the Effect of the RISE Program on Underrepresented Students’ Intentions to Pursue a Career in the Sciences

Poster Session I - Board: I- 122
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Back Bay Ballroom

Paul R. Hernandez
University of Connecticut

Mica Estrada-Hollenbeck
California State University at San Marcos

Anna Woodcock
Purdue University

Randie C. Chance
California State University at San Marcos

Maria A. Aguilar
California State University at San Marcos

P. W. Schultz
California State University at San Marcos

We report findings from a national longitudinal study of minority science students involved in NIH-funded minority training programs (MTPs). Growth curve analyses results show that MTP students were more likely to sustain their intention to pursue a scientific research career, compared with students in a propensity score matched control group.

 
Subject Area: Personality/Social
Keywords: Program Evaluation

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