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ERIC Number: EJ1026278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1099-0399
Do Cultural Attitudes Matter? The Role of Cultural Orientation on Academic Self-Concept among Black/African College Students
Williams, Wendi S.; Chung, Y. Barry
Journal of College Counseling, v16 n3 p228-242 Oct 2013
The authors explored the relationship between academic self-concept and noncognitive variables (i.e., Africentric cultural orientation, academic class level, gender, and involvement in culturally relevant school and community activities) among Black/African college students. Results indicated that Africentric cultural orientation and academic class level were significantly related to academic self-concept. Female students had higher scores on the Academic Self-Concept Scale (Reynolds, Ramirez, Magrina, & Allen, 1980) compared with their male peers. Implications for counseling practice and future research are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Academic Self Concept Scale