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International Journal of Science Education
written by Eileen Gillibrand
Reports the findings from a three-year longitudinal case study of two single-sex General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) physics classes in a mixed comprehensive school in England. Results indicate that girls who elected to study physics in single-sex classes gain confidence in the subject. This gain in confidence is associated with better achievement, which increases the likelihood of studying A-level physics. Contains 32 references.
International Journal of Science Education: Volume 21, Issue 4, Pages 349-362
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Education - Basic Research
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Academic Achievement, Case Studies, England, Females, Foreign Countries, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), High Schools, Homogeneous Grouping, Longitudinal Studies, Physics, Science Education, Self Efficacy, Sex Fairness, Single Sex Classes, Student Attitudes
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E. Gillibrand, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 21 (4), 349 (1999), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/095006999290589).
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E. Gillibrand, Girls' participation in physics in single sex classes in mixed schools in relation to confidence and achievement, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 21 (4), 349 (1999), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/095006999290589>.
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Gillibrand, E. (1999, April 1). Girls' participation in physics in single sex classes in mixed schools in relation to confidence and achievement. Int. J. Sci. Educ., 21(4), 349-362. Retrieved November 23, 2017, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/095006999290589
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Gillibrand, Eileen. "Girls' participation in physics in single sex classes in mixed schools in relation to confidence and achievement." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 21, no. 4, (April 1, 1999): 349-362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/095006999290589 (accessed 23 November 2017).
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Gillibrand, Eileen. "Girls' participation in physics in single sex classes in mixed schools in relation to confidence and achievement." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 21.4 (1999): 349-362. 23 Nov. 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/095006999290589>.
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