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Ewert, Stephanie – US Census Bureau, 2012
The relationship between educational attainment and economic outcomes is shaped by a variety of educational experiences, including field of training, length of time spent in school, and level of attainment. This report explores the relationship between educational attainment, field of training, and eventual occupation and earnings. The report also…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Economic Status, Educational Attainment, Educational Experience
Burkholder, Jessica Reno – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The research was guided by the research question: How do full-time single Turkish international graduate students conceptualize their experiences as international students? Participants in the study included three doctoral students and three master's students who participated in a series of semi-structured interviews. The data was transcribed and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Interviews, Language Skills, Employment Opportunities
Stanton, Geoff; David, Miriam; Hall, Geoff; Brown, Richard; Ebdon, Les; Kendall, Steve; Watters, Kate – Learning and Skills Network (NJ3), 2008
Over a decade has gone by since the report of the Widening Participation Committee--"Learning works"--was presented to the Further Education Funding Council. Ten years on, this report asks how far have we come in the decade since "Learning works"? What progress have we made? And what barriers have we yet to overcome? Bringing…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Access to Education, Performance Factors, Barriers
Haynes, Brian – Metropolitan Universities, 2006
The participation of Blacks in collegiate education in the United States is traced from earliest settlement up to contemporary times. From the time of the graduation of the first Black student in 1826, the Black educational experience has passed through several important stages, each shaped by significant changes in national policy and culture…
Descriptors: African American Students, Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Experience