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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A Tennessee Community College's Services and Programs Supporting Persistence of African American Students
by Lee, Erica P., Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University, 2020, 117; 28256305
Abstract (Summary)

This causal-comparative research project is a study examining a Tennessee community college’s institutional services and programs designed to support African American students compared to those students’ persistence to graduation. The results of this causal-comparative study employing mixed-methods of data collection revealed no significant differences between African American students and other minority racial/ethnic groups. Findings suggests the Tennessee community college offers services and programs supporting persistence to graduation of African American students. The results based on a sample size of 94 students indicate students feel they need more time with advisers, flexible tutoring schedules, and there are no obstacles with services and programs.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Windley, Linwood
School: Trevecca Nazarene University
Department: Doctoral Studies
School Location: United States -- Tennessee
Source: DAI-A 82/7(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Community college education, Education Policy, African American Studies
Keywords: African American students, Persistence, Programs, Student services
Publication Number: 28256305
ISBN: 9798557094030
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