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Fiscal Year: 2013

1300  The University of Texas at El Paso  (20778)

Principal Investigator: Villa, Elsa Y

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 524,960

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/15/12 <> 8/31/15

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department, Center, School, or Institute: COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: GSE/RSE LATINAS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: A QUALITATIVE STUDY EXAMINING IDENTITY AND AGENCY FOR RESILIENCE...

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
CFDA Link: NSF
47.074

Program Title: Biological Sciences
CFDA Linked: Biological Sciences

Note:

An interdisciplinary team of scholars from anthropology, science education, literacy, bilingual education, and engineering education at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) proposes a qualitative research investigation of this disparity. We employ a sociocultural theory of identity as our theoretical framework and draw on qualitative approaches to investigate the various factors mediating Latinas' decision-making into these majors, and their resilience and persistence while in the respective course of study. The overarching question guiding our research is: What is the relationship among identity, resilience, and persistence of females in computer science and engineering?

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