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Turner, Jeannine E.; Husman, Jenefer – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2008
In the face of shame, students may need to turn the global focus of their failures into more discrete behaviors that they can control. Instructors can facilitate this process by informing students of specific behaviors they can enact to support successful achievement, including study and volitional strategies. Students' use of multiple study and…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Metacognition
Kanu, Yatta – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2006
As a consequence of the Civil Rights Movement and related social movements, the past 30 years have witnessed an unprecedented rise in higher education enrollments among ethnic minority groups, women, and low-income students, as well as increases in the financial aid available to these groups. However, certain ethnic minority populations, such as…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Civil Rights, Attendance Patterns, Student Participation