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ERIC Number: EJ1045911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1949-6591
The Acculturation Experiences of Foreign-Born Students of Color in Physics
Fries-Britt, Sharon; George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Peralta, Alicia M.
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v51 n4 p459-471 Nov 2014
This study focuses on 15 foreign-born students majoring in physics who are also racial/ethnic minorities. We address the research question: What are the acculturation experiences of foreign-born Students of Color majoring in physics? Berry's (2003) theory of acculturation and Bandura's (1994) theory of self-efficacy were substantive frameworks for analyzing the data. The findings illustrate participants' cultural, educational, and social adjustments. Emphasis is placed on how participants navigate and achieve success in this process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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