ERIC Number: ED041968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Characteristics and Effects of Rutgers-UPWARD BOUND; Assessment II.
Rutgers, the State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Bureau of Community Services.
This report is an assessment of the Rutgers University, New Jersey Upward Bound program, encompassing the following: eligibility criteria for participation in the program, student motivation toward college, student knowledge about college, degree of student knowledge that could be attributed to attending the program, relation of student self concept and changes thereof to participation in the program, the extent to which former students of the program remain in college, academic year activities recommended for continuing student success, leadership roles that the program staff might continue or initiate, and the characteristics of the typical Rutgers Upward Bound Student in 1968. Ongoing activities and practices at Rutgers, comparisons and contrasts with the National Upward Bound Programs in general and with programs in specific regions, and recommendations for program improvement are dealt with. Extensive data tables are included. Appended are a checklist of financial assistance available, film program in summer 1969, special problems of students in the program, and listings of participating school districts, staff, consultants, and committees. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (RJ)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, College Bound Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Opportunities, Educational Quality, Family Characteristics, High School Students, Higher Education, Leadership Training, Low Achievement, Low Income Groups, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, School Desegregation, Self Concept, Student Motivation
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, the State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Bureau of Community Services.