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The Impact Of Religious Commitment And Motivation On African American Male Academic Achievement, Beverly Cabble Logan Jan 2013

The Impact Of Religious Commitment And Motivation On African American Male Academic Achievement, Beverly Cabble Logan

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The purpose of this mixed method, pragmatic, research study was to determine, from successful African American college age students, what influences have contributed to their academic success. Quantitative data were collected using two survey instruments, the Religious Commitment Inventory (RCI-10) and a researcher created demographic instrument for data collection. Qualitative data were collected through five researcherconducted focus group discussions with 10 African American students enrolled in a four year university located in the southeast region of the United States. The guiding questions were: How does religious commitment impact academic achievement among minority male college students? What relationship exists between religious ...


A Study Of Washington's Black Community Focusing On Its Conservative Nature And Demonstrating How This Conservative Curriculum In The School, Caleb Virgil Brunson Jan 1974

A Study Of Washington's Black Community Focusing On Its Conservative Nature And Demonstrating How This Conservative Curriculum In The School, Caleb Virgil Brunson

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The problem is to put into perspective the social, moral, and economic characteristics of the contemporary black citizens of Washington. Also the study will demonstrate how the contemporary profile of this black community is rooted in Washington 's history. This study will also deal with the present mood, and general characteristics of activities in this community.