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Abstract Title: Students that leave Physics: what happened and where they go?
Abstract: We are studying the different paths students take throughout the Physics undergraduate program of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Between 2002 and 2013, 176 students, 159 men and 17 women, declared themselves as Physics majors. 84, however, left and received their degree from another program (we only include the students who received their degree). We are focus on these 84 students, looking at the last classes they take before they leave the Physics program, their performances in their classes, and where they go. We are particularly interested in the paths of women, deaf/hard of hearing students, and those from other underrepresented groups, and we are developing effective graphics to represent these data.
Abstract Type: Contributed Poster Presentation

Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: Debora Daniela Wendland Amorim
Rochester Institute of Technology
6000 Reynolds Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: 13152780216
and Co-Presenter(s)
Dr. Scott Franklin, Rochester Institute of Technology