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This study sought to discover what gifted female students felt and experienced in both high school and college mathematics classes and whether these feelings and experiences had an effect on their choice of college major(s) or career field(s). A researcher-designed survey was used to prompt the participants to reflect on their experiences and feelings. Through a qualitative analysis of the data few themes emerged, therefore, a question-by-question analysis of each participants' responses was completed. Results indicate that most of the participants had good experiences in high school and college, in general, but their responses varied greatly in how they viewed those experiences.

Publication Date

4-18-2012

Project Designation

Honors Thesis

Primary Advisor

Shannon Olivia S. Driskell

Primary Advisor's Department

Mathematics

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Case Studies: The Experiences of Gifted Females in Mathematics

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