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written by Elaine Seymour and Anne-Barrie Hunter
The book Talking about Leaving Revisited discusses findings from a five-year study that explores the extent, nature, and contributory causes of field-switching both from and among STEM majors, and what factors enable persistence to graduation. The book reflects on what has and has not changed since publication of Talking about Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences (Elaine Seymour & Nancy M. Hewitt, Westview Press, 1997).  With the editors' guidance, the authors of each chapter collaborate to address key questions, drawing on findings from each related study source: national and institutional data, interviews with faculty and students, structured observations and student assessments of teaching methods in STEM gateway courses. Aimed at a wide audience, engaging in style, and illustrated in the interviewees' own words, this book affords a comprehensive explanatory account to date of persistence, relocation and loss in undergraduate sciences.
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Education - Applied Research
- Recruitment
= Diversity
- School Improvement
Education - Basic Research
- Societal Issues
= Cultural Issues
= Gender Issues
= International Issues
= Race Issues
- Student Characteristics
- Teacher Characteristics
= Pedagogical Content Knowledge
- Professional Development
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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© 2019 Seymour, E. and Hunter, A.
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ISBN: 978-3-030-25304-2
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STEM education, STEM talent drain, diversity, diversity issues, education reform, student retention
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E. Seymour and A. Hunter, (2019), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25304-2).
E. Seymour and A. Hunter, Talking about Leaving Revisited (2019), <https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25304-2>.
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Seymour, E., & Hunter, A. (2019). Talking about Leaving Revisited. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25304-2
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Seymour, Elaine, and Anne-Barrie Hunter. Talking about Leaving Revisited. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25304-2 (accessed 28 February 2024).
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Seymour, Elaine, and Anne-Barrie Hunter. Talking about Leaving Revisited. 2019. 1 Jan. 2019. 28 Feb. 2024 <https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25304-2>.
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