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ERIC Number: EJ1180306
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1195-4353
Characteristics and Tendencies of First and Second-Generation University Students
Froggé, George M.; Woods, Kathryn H.
College Quarterly, v21 n2 2018
This study examined academic characteristics and tendencies of first-generation and second-generation students. Students at a mid-sized state university in Tennessee were surveyed to determine their preferred learning format, number of hours enrolled, hours applied toward studying outside the classroom, hours working off-campus, and current GPA. Results of the study revealed that first-generation students had slightly higher GPA's than second-generation students and preferred face-to-face instruction over on-line instruction. Researchers noticed that hours studied outside the classroom showed marginally significant differences over all the other categories observed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Tennessee
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