ERIC Number: EJ1127390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
Contexts That Matter to the Leadership Development of Latino Male College Students: A Mixed Methods Perspective
Garcia, Gina A.; Huerta, Adrian H.; Ramirez, Jenesis J.; Patrón, Oscar E.
Journal of College Student Development, v58 n p1-18 Jan 2017
As the number of Latino males entering college increases, there is a need to understand their unique leadership experiences. This study used a convergent parallel mixed methods design to understand what contexts contribute to Latino male undergraduate students' leadership development, capacity, and experiences. Quantitative data were gathered by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) and further elucidated by one-on-one interviews with 24 Latino males attending four institutions in two regions. Contexts that influenced Latino males' leadership development included fraternities, ethnic student organizations, and internships. Peer contexts were also significant. Practical implications for working with Latino male college students are offered.
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Males, Undergraduate Students, Student Leadership, Mixed Methods Research, Leadership Training, Student Experience, Interviews, Fraternities, Student Organizations, Ethnic Groups, Internship Programs, Peer Influence, Student Surveys, Semi Structured Interviews, Coding, Surveys, Predictor Variables, Factor Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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