ERIC Number: EJ447202
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Determinants of Underachievement as Perceived by Gifted, Above-Average, and Average Black Students.
Ford, Donna Y.
Roeper Review, v14 n3 p130-36 Mar 1992
This study explored the influences of social, psychological, and cultural determinants of underachievement as perceived by 148 intermediate grade African-American students in gifted, above average, or average academic programs. Psychological factors played the greatest role in underachievement or poor achievement motivation. Underachievement behaviors were noted among students in all academic programs. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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