ERIC Number: EJ409683
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Influencing Engagement through Accommodation: An Ethnographic Study of At-Risk Students.
Miller, Sandra E.; And Others
American Educational Research Journal, v25 n4 p465-87 Win 1988
Ethnographic methods were used to assess three learning-disabled and three normal tenth and eleventh grade boys at a school with an unusually low dropout rate. Institutional, classroom, and interpersonal factors behind the schools' student retention ability are described. (TJH)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Comparative Analysis, Dropouts, Ethnography, Grade 10, Grade 11, High Risk Students, High School Students, High Schools, Influences, Institutional Environment, Interpersonal Relationship, Learning Disabilities, Males, Predictor Variables, School Holding Power, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Washington, DC, April 20-24, 1987).