ISBN-10:
0791461920
ISBN-13:
9780791461921
Pub. Date:
01/01/2005
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
African Americans and College Choice: The Influence of Family and School

African Americans and College Choice: The Influence of Family and School

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791461921
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Kassie Freeman is Dean and Professor of Education at Dillard University. She is the editor of African American Culture and Heritage in Higher Education Research and Practice.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Foreword by M. Christopher Brown II

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Puzzle of College Aspirations versus Attendance

Part One: Familial and Individual Influences

1. The Influence of Family
2. Turning Point: When Decisions Are Made
3. Gender Issues: The College Choice Process of African American Females and Males
4. Economic Expectation and College Choice

Part Two: School Influences

5. Curriculum Issues and Choice
6. Channeling Long and Wrong
7. Decision Making by High School Type: High Schools Successful in Channeling
8. Selection of Higher Education Institution Type: HBCU or PWI?

Part Three: Putting the Puzzle Together

9. Students Offer Solutions
10. The Case for Expanding the College Choice Model

Appendix: Design of the Study

References

Index

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