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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Institutional responses to underprepared students at the University of Georgia: 1801--2001
by Craig, Alan Thomas, Ed.D., Grambling State University, 2016, 179; 10251881
Abstract (Summary)

This historical study explored and chronicled the history of institutional responses to underprepared students at the University of Georgia including its two primary historical branches, the State Normal School and the State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, from 1801 to 2001. This study examined the evolution of responses to underprepared students at the University of Georgia with a view to how these responses reflected the larger social, economic, and political context of Georgia history. Archival research was conducted at University of Georgia Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library in Athens, Georgia, the State of Georgia Archives in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Historical Society Library and Archives in Savannah, Georgia, and other archives or document repositories identified during the research phase of the study. The study revealed significant efforts throughout the history of the University of Georgia in support of underprepared students.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ogunyemi, Olatunde
Commitee: Farmer, Vernon, Harrison, Andolyn, Hilton-Pitre, Twana, Smith, Natesha
School: Grambling State University
Department: Educational Leadership
School Location: United States -- Louisiana
Source: DAI-A 78/07(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Higher Education Administration, Education history, Higher education
Keywords: Developmental education, Developmental studies, Learning support, Special studies, Underprepared students, University of Georgia
Publication Number: 10251881
ISBN: 978-1-369-50924-3
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