Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: AEHE 37:5

Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: AEHE 37:5


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Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: AEHE 37:5 by Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, Amy J. Fann, Angelina E. Castagno, Jessica A. Solyom

American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students continue to be significantly underrepresented in institutions of higher education and continue to face barriers that impeded their academic success. This volume explores the factors that influence college going in Indigenous communities and,upon enrollment in institutions of higher education, the factors that influence college completion. Chapters cover:

  • The legacy of Western education in Indigemous communities
  • The experiences of Indigenous students in the K-12 system
  • Transition from student to faculty of AI/AN graduates
  • Recommendations that can improve the success of Indigenous students and faculty
This is the fifth issue the 37th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118338834
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/20/2012
Series: J-B ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE) Series , #157
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

BRYAN MCKINLEY JONES BRAYBOY is Borderlands Associate Professor of Indigenous Education, codirector of the Center for Indian Education, and coeditor of the Journal of American Indian Education at Arizona State University.

AMY J. FANN is an assistant professor in the Counseling and Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas.

ANGELINA E. CASTAGNO is an assistant professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations at Northern Arizona University.

JESSICA A. SOLYOM is a doctoral student in the Department of Justice & Social Inquiry at Arizona State University.

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