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ERIC Number: EJ1179667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Closing the Gap: Affirmative Action and College Adjustment in Brazilian Undergraduate Universities
de Oliveira, Clarissa Tochetto; Haddad, Emily Jean; Dias, Ana Cristina Garcia; Teixeira, Marco Antônio Pereira; Koller, Sílvia Helena
Journal of College Student Development, v59 n3 p347-358 May-Jun 2018
We tested differences in college adjustment between students admitted to a Brazilian undergraduate university through the standard entrance process (nonquota students), and those admitted under the affirmative action selection process (quota students). Participants consisted of 494 college students (27.1% quota students) from 2 public universities from South Brazil. Data was analyzed through independent "t" tests. Results indicated there were no differences between quota and nonquota students regarding college adjustment as measured by Academic Experiences Questionnaire-Reduced Version (AEQ-r). We discuss new perspectives on the stereotyping and controversy quota students face individually and in a societal context.
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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: Brazil
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