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ERIC Number: EJ933419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1380-3611
The Importance of Networking in the Academic and Professional Experiences of Racial Minority Students in the USA
Davis, Dannielle Joy; Warfield, Markeba
Educational Research and Evaluation, v17 n2 p97-113 2011
Through examination of the experiences of minority undergraduate doctoral aspirants in the United States, this study points to the importance of academic and professional influences of networking, as well as its role in the academic attainment and professional experiences of underrepresented groups in academe. The findings suggest that networking positively influences academic and professional lives of marginalized racial minority students. Recommendations for providing meaningful networking opportunities to students for postsecondary administrators and faculty are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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