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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(8), 1206-1212
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-8-21
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Noyce Scholars and Their Educational and Career Aspirations at TAMIU

Rohitha Goonatilake1, , Runchang Lin1, Oscar M. Benavides Jr.1 and Lorena A. Sepulveda1

1Department of Mathematics and Physics, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas

Pub. Date: August 23, 2018

Cite this paper:
Rohitha Goonatilake, Runchang Lin, Oscar M. Benavides Jr. and Lorena A. Sepulveda. Noyce Scholars and Their Educational and Career Aspirations at TAMIU. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(8):1206-1212. doi: 10.12691/education-6-8-21

Abstract

This presentation attempts to examine the distinction between the educational and career aspirations among Noyce scholars at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), Laredo, Texas. In addition, data collected throughout the last three years of the program will be reviewed together with the progress the scholars have made so far. Positive expectations on these matters together with scholarship experience will definitely lead to positive outcomes and the attitudes for them to succeed in becoming successful high school mathematics teachers. The investigation of these positive outcomes and attitudes from the scholars’ participation, through extensive research, is essential for the continued success and growth of the Noyce Program in progress.

Keywords:
Noyce Scholarship Program career aspirations educational

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