Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

HBCU students' perceptions of their readiness for college composition
by Taylor, Felicia Latrenda, Ph.D., The University of Alabama, 2011, 250; 3478679
Abstract (Summary)

The research study examines the perceptions that HBCU students have about their readiness for freshman composition. It explores how the different academic tracks influence the learning of students. The research study focuses on the differences between students' perceptions of their ability to do well in freshman composition and their actual performance in a freshman composition class.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Scherff, Lisa
Commitee: Bradford, Linda, Burnham, Joy, Manora, Yolanda, Stallworth, Joyce
School: The University of Alabama
Department: Secondary Education
School Location: United States -- Alabama
Source: DAI-A 73/02, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Language arts, African American Studies, Black studies, Secondary education
Keywords: College preparation, English class, First-year composition, HBCU, High school experiences, Historically Black, Perceptions of students, Students' readiness
Publication Number: 3478679
ISBN: 978-1-124-96502-4
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