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Examining the Effect of Club Aspire on Low Achieving Middle School Students

Abstract This action research, mixed methods, case study examined middle school student perceptions of the effectiveness of Club Aspire. Club Aspire is an after-school program created to support the lowest achieving seventh and eighth graders in an Arizona K-8 school. The framework of this study comes from the theory of self-regulation, social learning theory and co-regulation. The primary focus of Club Aspire is to teach low achieving middle school students, self-regulation skills and learning strategies through goal setting, self-regulation learning strategy lessons and co-regulation activities.

The study took place over 13 weeks and included 11 participants and answered the following research questions. How do middle school Elevate students pe... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Romero, Kaseylyn (Author) / Jordan, Michelle (Advisor) / Beardsley, Audrey (Committee member) / Isai, Shelley (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Middle school education / Co-Regulation / Intervention / Middle School / Self-Regulation / self-regulation learning strategies / self-regulation process
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 224 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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