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ERIC Number: EJ880414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 77
ISSN: ISSN-1096-2409
Protective Factors Contributing to the Academic Resilience of Students Living in Poverty in Turkey
Gizir, Cem Ali; Aydin, Gul
Professional School Counseling, v13 n1 p38-49 Oct 2009
This article examines the potential individual characteristics and environmental protective factors that promote academic resilience among impoverished eighth-grade students in Turkey. Study results revealed that home high expectations, school caring relationships and high expectations, and peer caring relationships were the prominent external protective factors that predicted academic resilience. Considering the internal protective factors, the following were positively linked with the academic resilience of adolescents in poverty: having positive self-perceptions about one's academic abilities, high educational aspirations, empathic understanding, an internal locus of control, and hope for the future. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey