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Nwosu, Kingsley Chinaza; Okoyoe, Cynthia Chisom; Onah, Uchechukwu Hope – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
Reported incompetence of student teachers in Nigeria has become a national concern. However, little has been done to explore the mitigating factors to student teachers' academic success, especially from the generic qualitative approach. The present study adopted the interpretive descriptive qualitative design to examine factors affecting the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Underachievement, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Bessey, Randy; González, Juan-Carlos – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2018
This general qualitative study examined how people with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) were able to navigate adversity and ultimately pursue doctoral programs. The research focused on the academic experiences of doctoral students who had 4 or more ACEs and explored how resiliency helped these participants navigate the educational system. The…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Child Development, Resilience (Psychology)