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ERIC Number: EJ1106934
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1541-0935
Predisposition Factors of Career and Technical Education Transfer Students: A Hermeneutic Phenomenology Study
Hioki, Warren; Lester, Derek; Martinez, Mario
Community College Enterprise, v21 n2 p9-28 Fall 2015
Six college students, who were career and technical education (CTE) transfer students in the state of Nevada, were interviewed Spring Semester of 2009. The study used a hermeneutic phenomenology framework as the method to identify those predisposition variables that heavily influenced the students in their decision to transfer to a senior four-year institution. Some of the findings aligned with previous research on CTE student transfer motivation. However, a significant finding highlighted that CTE students are often motivated to complete a college degree because of their background, as opposed to their background acting as a hindrance to completion. Several suggestions for research and practice are offered at the conclusion of the article.
Schoolcraft College. Community College Enterprise, 19600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152. Fax: 734-462-4679; e-mail: cce@schoolcraft.edu; Web site: http://www.schoolcraft.edu/ccE
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nevada