ERIC Number: EJ369933
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Supportive Services for Returning Women Students: Will Higher Education Meet the Challenge?
Grottkau, Beverly J.; Davis, Jerry L.
Journal of the National Association of Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors, v50 n4 p8-15 Sum 1987
Describes practical, psychological, and sociological barriers adult women encounter on returning to postsecondary institutions. Investigated the effectiveness of a comprehensive supportive service for such students. Designed a group counseling intervention to effect change in self-concept, self-esteem, anxiety, and grade point average. Experimental subjects showed lower Ergic Tension, i.e., frustration, than did no-intervention control subjects. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A