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Title Research studies in higher education : educating multicultural college students / edited by Terence Hicks and Abul Pitre ; [foreword by Gregory J. Vincent].
Imprint Lanham : University Press of America, 2012.

Series Issues in Black Education
Issues in Black Education.
Subject African Americans -- Education (Higher)
Education, Higher -- Research.
First-generation college students.
Alt Name Pitre, Abul.
Description 1 online resource (309 pages).
Contents Research Studies In Higher Education; Contents; Series Foreword; Foreword ; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Qualitative Research Studies on the African American and Latino College Student; Chapter One: African American and Latino First-Generation Students: Implications for Teachers, School Counselors, University Officials, Parents, and Students; Chapter Two: Inspired to be the First: How African American First-Generation Students are Predisposed to Pursue Higher Education; Chapter Three: Enhancing Success in the Community College: Recommendations from African American Male Students.
Chapter Four: Societal Perceptions of African American Males in Higher Education and the Adverse Impact It Has on their Academic Achievement at Predominantly White InstitutionsQuantitative and Qualitative Research Studies on the First-Generation College Student; Chapter Five: Engagement Practices and Study Abroad Participation of First-Generation American College Students; Chapter Six: ""I thought I was so dumb. . ."": Low-Income First Generation College Students, Inequities in Academic Preparation and Reference Group Theory.
Chapter Seven: Examining Involvement as a Critical Factor: Perceptions from First-Generation and Non-First-Generation StudentsQuantitative Research Studies on Undecided and Non-traditional College Students; Chapter Eight: Factors Impacting the Academic Achievement of Undecided College Students; Chapter Nine: An Analysis on Retention Among Traditional and Non-Traditional Students in Select North Carolina Community Colleges; Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors.
Summary The book provides quantitative and qualitative research studies regarding African American, first-generation, undecided, and non-traditional college students. The book includes important recommendations for university administrators, faculty, and staff in supporting the academic, personal, and social adjustment of college life of various types of students.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780761857792 (electronic bk.)
0761857796 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 891447823
Additional Format Print version: Hicks, Terence. Research Studies in Higher Education : Educating Multicultural College Students. Lanham : University Press of America, ©2012 9780761858133

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