STEM Profs' Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes

In a major analysis of university faculty and students in science, technology, engineering and math, Indiana University social psychologists found that professors' beliefs about intelligence play a measurable role in the success of all students—with the strongest effects for underrepresented students taking their first college-level STEM courses.

STEM Profs' Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes

Students, especially racial minorities, tend to perform worse when professors believe intelligence is fixed

Fri 15 Feb 19 from The Scientist

STEM professors’ beliefs on intelligence may widen the racial achievement gap

Seeing intelligence as fixed can result in lower grades, especially for certain minorities

Fri 15 Feb 19 from ScienceNews

Faculty beliefs about intelligence predict racial achievement gaps in STEM classes

In a major analysis of university faculty and students in science, technology, engineering and math, Indiana University social psychologists found that professors' beliefs about intelligence ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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