ERIC Number: EJ625264
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Motivating and Maximizing Learning in Minority Classrooms.
Sanchez, Irene M.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n112 p35-44 Win 2000
Discusses the relationship of learning preferences to motivation and retention and presents a profile of learning preferences of Hispanic and Native American learners. Building upon two separate studies of college students, concludes that Hispanic and Native American students have high preferences for participation in active, concrete learning experiences, and cooperative situations. (KS)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, American Indians, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, College Students, Community Colleges, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Educational Attainment, Hispanic American Students, Postsecondary Education, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Issue titled Beyond Access: Methods and Models for Increasing Retention and Learning among Minority Students, n112, edited by Steven R. Aragon.