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ERIC Number: EJ1155234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
The Language-Related Academic Self-Confidence of Noncitizen Students in US Higher Education
Goodnight, Melissa Rae
Journal of College Student Development, v58 n6 p947-954 Sep 2017
For this multivariate regression study I utilized data from the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) surveys of freshman and senior undergraduates to examine the language-related academic self-confidence (LRASC) of noncitizen students in relationship to college environmental factors like academic disengagement and assertiveness. Despite the growing number of noncitizen students in US higher education--both international and undocumented students--little is known about the connection between citizenship status, college experience, academic achievement, and academic self-confidence. The study's major finding is that noncitizen status is largely a positive factor in students' appraisal of their own academic abilities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California
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