Racial and Ethnic Minority Student Success in STEM Education: ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 36, Number 6
March 2011, Jossey-Bass
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Introduction, Context, and Overview of the Volume.
The National Context: Important Trends in Racial Demographics and STEM Fields.
The Urgency of Fostering Minority Students' Success in STEM.
Purpose and Overview of the Volume.
Key Concepts and Definitions.
Limitations of the Volume.
The Current Condition of Minority Students in STEM.
The Impact of Race and Racism on Minority Students' Success in STEM.
Factors in K–12 Education That Influence the Success of Racial and Ethnic Minority Students in the STEM Circuit.
The Link Between Academic Preparedness in K–12 Education and Minority Students' Success in STEM.
K–12 Contributors to the Insufficient Academic Preparation of Minority Students in STEM.
K–12 Factors That Promote the Success of Minority Students in STEM.
K–12 Initiatives That Contribute to Preparedness and Success Among Minority Students in STEM.
Factors That Influence Success Among Racial and Ethnic Minority College Students in the STEM Circuit.
The Role of Colorblind Meritocracy and Affirmative Action.
The Impact of Economic Influences.
The Impact of Minority-Serving Institutions and Selective Institutions.
The Impact of Campus Environments.
The Impact of Institutional Agents.
The Impact of Psychological Factors.
The Impact of STEM-Specific Opportunity and Support Programs.
Implications for Future Research, Policy, and Practice in STEM Education.
The Racial and Ethnic Minorities in STEM Model.
Implications for Future Research.
Implications for Future Policy.
Implications for Future Practice.
Appendix: The K–16 STEM Education Model.
About the Authors.
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