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Hochanadel, Aaron; Finamore, Dora – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
Students face a wealth of challenges in college for example a lack of support, sometimes making it difficult to persevere. However, in an academic environment that teaches grit and fosters growth, students can learn to persist. Those who believe intelligence is fixed and cannot be changed exert less effort to succeed. Students who persevere when…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Academic Ability, Goal Orientation, Student Attitudes