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ERIC Number: EJ534328
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
A Grounded Theory Approach to Determining the Factors Related to the Persistence of Minority Students in Professional Programs.
Hendricks, Avila D.; And Others
Innovative Higher Education, v21 n2 p113-26 Win 1996
Application of a grounded theory approach in a study of 18 minority students in professional programs at a research university found 3 strong influences in students' choice of professional field and likelihood in achieving educational goals: family support; ideal of service to community; and determination. Implications for minority recruitment and persistence in professional programs are discussed. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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