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Johnson, Anthony M. – Sociology of Education, 2019
Drawing on interviews with 38 black and Latino/a engineering students at a predominantly white, elite university, I use a cultural analytic framework to explicate the role of pre-college integration in the heterogeneous psychosocial and academic experiences of students of color on predominantly white campuses. I identify three cultural strategies…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, African American Students, Engineering Education, College Students
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Özkan, Zekiye; Arslan, Ersin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
Introduction: Hyperactivity and attention deficit are situations which have been seen in individuals recently and affect both academic and life quality of individual negatively. The aim of this study is to determine hyperactivity and attention deficit level of university student who sport regularly and do not sport. Method: Carried out with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Reliability, Validity, College Students
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Evans, Stephanie Y., Ed.; Domingue, Andrea D., Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"Black Women and Social Justice Education" explores Black women's experiences and expertise in teaching and learning about justice in a range of formal and informal educational settings. Linking historical accounts with groundbreaking contributions by new and rising leaders in the field, it examines, evaluates, establishes, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, African American Students, Females
Colorado Department of Higher Education, 2019
Expanding pathways from high school to higher education is essential for Colorado to reach its goals of increasing college completion rates, erasing attainment gaps and increasing high school student engagement. Colorado, like other states across the country, utilizes dual enrollment as a strategy to cultivate seamless P-20 pathways and increase…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Students, College Credits
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Cintina, Inna; Kana'iaupuni, Shawn Malia – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We examine GPA and timely graduation among Native Hawaiian (NH) students using a unique dataset of bachelor degree recipients from the University of Hawai'i. Our findings indicate that NHs have lower average GPA at graduation and the differences persist across the entire distribution of GPA. More troubling were the larger differences in GPA…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, STEM Education, College Students, Time to Degree
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Venegas-Muggli, Juan I.; Muñoz-Gajardo, Karla A.; González-Clares, María José – Journal of College Student Development, 2019
We evaluated the impact of 2 developmental programs aimed at improving the academic achievements of students in a Chilean higher education institution. Both evaluations had quasi-experimental designs. The impact of counseling programs on students' dropout rates was first evaluated using propensity score matching. Then the impact of mathematics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, College Students
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Deslonde, Vernell L.; Becerra, Michael D. – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
This exploratory case study examined high school counselors' (n=12) influence on the college enrollment decisions of students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Study participants were employed across seven schools within the United States. The findings highlight five main themes: (a) school counselor as a source of college information, (b)…
Descriptors: School Counselors, College Students, Enrollment, Socioeconomic Background
ACT, Inc., 2018
The inaugural "Higher Education Research Digest" was released in 2017 (see ED581669) along with the "Enrollment Management Database," a tool assisting enrollment managers, admissions personnel, and other college administrators with student recruitment, enrollment, and success strategies. For this second edition of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, College Entrance Examinations, Databases
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Erdem, Cahit – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to identify university students' perceptions of English through the use of metaphors. This is a qualitative study with phenomenological design. The data were collected from 342 first grade university students at a state university through a semi-structured form, in which the participants were asked to complete the sentence…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries
Arendale, David R., Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this directory was to identify, describe, and evaluate evidence that the education practices improve academic performance, close the achievement gap, and improve persistence towards graduation for low-income, first-generation, and historically-underrepresented 6th grade through college students. Method: The sample for the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Evidence Based Practice, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement
Hennessy, Emily A.; Tanner-Smith, Emily E.; Finch, Andrew J.; Sathe, Nila; Kugley, Shannon – Campbell Collaboration, 2018
Success and engagement at school and in postsecondary education are critical to healthy youth development. For youth in recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs), school attendance, engagement, and achievement build human capital by motivating personal growth, creating new opportunities and social networks, and increasing life satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Drug Rehabilitation, Substance Abuse
National Student Clearinghouse, 2018
This sixth annual High School Benchmarks Report provides the most updated data on high school graduates' college access, persistence, and completion outcomes. The report was designed with several features particularly tailored to secondary practitioners and policymakers. First, results presented in this report were based on the most up-to-date…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Enrollment, Academic Persistence, Graduation
Kinsinger, Katherine Stahl – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The literature presents conflicting views of the rural experience, with one perspective chronicling the deficits associated with growing up rural while the other reveals advantages to small-town community and schooling influences. Adding to the complexities of the rural narrative are the recent demographic and social changes in rural…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Academic Persistence, Family Influence, Student Experience