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Factors Related to Academic Stress and Persistence Decisions of Diné College Students


Abstract Native Americans reported the least number of degree completion than any other population in the United States. Native American students experience multiple challenges while in college making them a high-risk population for college departure. This study used two hierarchical multiple regression to explore the relationship between non-cognitive factors (financial concerns, family support for education, cultural involvement, ethnic identity, academic self-efficacy) with both academic stress and academic persistence decisions from a combined sample of 209 Diné college students attending two tribal colleges on the Navajo reservation. Two-week test-retest reliabilities were calculated for three scales: family support for education, financial con... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Shorty, Gerald (Author) / Robinson-Kurpius, Sharon E. (Advisor) / Tracey, Terence J. G. (Committee member) / Kinnier, Richard (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Counseling psychology / Academic Persistence / Academic Self-Efficacy / Academic Stress / College / Diné / Students
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 91 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Counseling Psychology 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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