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Graham, Anthony – Negro Educational Review, 2013
This investigation examined the Praxis I perceptions of Black undergraduate Education majors seeking admission into the Teacher Education Program at a historically Black university. Participants were 52 students conveniently selected from an Introduction to Teacher Education course where preparation for the Praxis I is emphasized. Academic…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Student Attitudes, Education Majors, College Applicants
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Smith, Bettye P.; Johnson-Bailey, Juanita – Negro Educational Review, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe student ratings of teaching effectiveness for women faculty at a Southern Research Extensive University. Of the 82 women faculty in this study, 61 or 74% were White, 13 or 16% were Black, and 8 or 10% were identified as "Other" (including Asians, Latinos, and Native Americans). Both undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Women Faculty, Females, Course Evaluation
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Keck-Staley, Tracey Lavette – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Student learning in the mathematics classroom is described as being both social and personal. Students' prior knowledge (human capital), attitudes (personal capital), and social skills and/or cultural values (sociocultural capital) are personal components they bring into the classroom. The purpose of this instrumental case study was to explore (a)…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Values, Mathematics Instruction, Self Concept
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Ellington, Roni M.; Frederick, Rona – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Experiences of eight Black high-achieving college junior and senior mathematics majors are examined to discern which social and cultural factors shape success and persistence in mathematics. College persistence literature as well as mathematics education studies that document Black students' success in mathematics were used as frameworks to…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), College Students, Mathematics Education, Persistence
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Woolley, Michael E.; Strutchens, Marilyn E.; Gilbert, Melissa C.; Martin, W. Gary – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Student self-report data from 933 Black middle school students and standardized mathematics test scores (SAT-10) were used to examine the relationship among student perceptions of teacher expectations and reform instructional practices, aspects of student motivation, and three student mathematics performance outcomes--time spent studying, expected…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Structural Equation Models, Mathematics Tests, Student Motivation
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Gilbert, Shelby – Negro Educational Review, 2009
Ogbu and Simons' thesis, based on the Cultural-Ecological Theory of School Performance that Black immigrant students academically outperform their non-immigrant counterparts and that achievement differences are attributed to stronger educational commitment in Black immigrant families, was examined. Two hypotheses, based on data from the Progress…
Descriptors: African American Children, Immigrants, Program Validation, Theses
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Uqdah, Aesha L.; Tyler, Kenneth M.; DeLoach, Chante – Negro Educational Review, 2009
The goal of this study is to explore the relationships between academic self-concept, perception of competency in related domains, and academic motivation (intrinsic, extrinsic, and amotivation), and reported anxiety and depression among Black American psychology graduate students. The major research question asks whether there is a relationship…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Incentives, Emotional Adjustment, Psychology
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Patton, Lori D.; Simmons, Symone L. – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Experiences of first year female Black students who self-identified themselves as lesbian and attended a historically Black university are examined. A reconceptualized Model of Multiple Dimensions of Identity and the Multidimensional Identity Model were used to establish the framework for this study. Overall the study provided a current identity…
Descriptors: College Students, Black Colleges, Sexual Orientation, College Environment
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Lewis, Nicole; Frierson, Henry T.; Strayhorn, Terrell L.; Yang, Chongming; Tademy, Raymond – Negro Educational Review, 2008
While a growing body of literature documents the effectiveness of summer research programs in stimulating Black students' interest in graduate study, data are rarely disaggregated, resulting in a lack of knowledge of how subgroups of participants experience and benefit from program involvement. Moreover, given that Black students matriculating in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Research Projects, Black Colleges
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Tyler, Kenneth M.; Boelter, Christina M. – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Teachers' expectations are consistent predictors of performance outcomes for elementary, middle, and secondary students. However, the literature is not as clear in articulating exactly how teacher expectations influence such outcomes. Thus, the purpose of this study is to examine whether perceptions of teachers' expectations are predictive of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, African American Students, Middle School Students
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Strayhorn, Terrell Lamont; Terrell, Melvin Cleveland – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
Determining the extent to which faculty-student mentoring predicts satisfaction in college for Black students was our purpose for this study. We performed a secondary analysis of data from a national sample obtained from the College Student Experiences Questionnaire (CSEQ) Research Program. The CSEQ consists of 191 items designed to measure the…
Descriptors: College Students, Mentors, Black Colleges, Faculty
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Nelson-Le Gall, Sharon – Negro Educational Review, The, 2006
Peer relations, academic competence, and help-seeking behaviors of Black elementary school children were examined. Results indicated that, in comparison to boys, girls were preferred more as helpers, were perceived to be more academically competent, and sought help from peers more often. The distribution of boys and girls across different peer…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Student Adjustment, Elementary School Students, African American Children
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Tharp-Taylor, Shannah; Nelson-Le Gall, Sharon – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Fifty-three fourth- and fifth-grade Black American students completed questionnaire measures of their preferences for working cooperatively, competitively, and individualistically in their homes and classrooms. Students' perceptions of family members' and teachers' approval of each type of behavior were also measured. Students perceived that…
Descriptors: Adults, Grade 5, Student Attitudes, African American Children
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Lattimore, Randy – Negro Educational Review, The, 2005
Life continues to change for minority children in general and African American children in particular in public schools where federal legislation mandates extensive high-stakes testing. Although high-stakes testing is a prominent element of public schooling in the United States, it has generated serious concerns from one of its primary…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Tests, Federal Legislation, Interviews
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Williams, James H.; Haynes, Norris M. – Negro Educational Review, 1984
Of 397 Black junior high school students questioned, the number who held a positive opinion of their counselors' role was not significantly higher than the number holding a negative view. Female students had significantly more positive opinions than did male students. (CMG)
Descriptors: Black Students, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Role, Junior High Schools
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