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Transitions into higher education : gendered implications for academic self-concept. / Jackson, C.

In: Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 29, No. 3, 09.2003, p. 331-346.

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Jackson C. Transitions into higher education : gendered implications for academic self-concept. Oxford Review of Education. 2003 Sep;29(3):331-346. doi: 10.1080/03054980307448

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Jackson, C. / Transitions into higher education : gendered implications for academic self-concept. In: Oxford Review of Education. 2003 ; Vol. 29, No. 3. pp. 331-346.

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abstract = "This paper focuses on the impact of the transition into higher education upon facets of students' academic self-concept. Drawing upon data collected from undergraduate students at three universities in the north of England it considers the question: does moving from a relatively small pond (sixth form or college) where many students are likely to feel like fairly 'big fish', to a larger pond (university) where most students are likely to feel like much 'smaller fish', affect academic self-concepts? Results suggest that self-concept changes are gender-specific. Overall, female students displayed a significant decline in academic self-concepts in some domains over the transition into higher education, whilst the self-concept levels of the men did not change significantly. A number of possibilities are explored to explain the gendered nature of this finding.",
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