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Increasing Postsecondary Education and Employment Planning through a High School Advisory Program

Abstract This mixed methods action research study examined the effectiveness of an Education and Career Action Plan (ECAP) Advisory Program on students’ formation of postsecondary education and employment plans.

The study took place at a public high school in northern Arizona. Participants included thirty-three 11th-Grade Advisory students, four 11th-grade advisors, and me, the action researcher. One quantitative data instrument and three qualitative data instruments were used for data collection. Each of the four data collection instruments provided insight about one of the study’s research questions.

The quantitative data from this study addressed whether the intervention had an impact on the ECAP Advisory Program’s ability to enhance stude... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Donner, William (Author) / Hermanns, Carl (Advisor) / Zucker, Stanley (Committee member) / Erwin-Mahlios, Erin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational leadership / Educational administration / Education policy / Advisory Programs / High School / Individual Learning Plans / Postsecondary Education / Postsecondary Employment / Secondary Education
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 112 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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