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1994

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Students Who Are The First Generation Of Their Family To Attend College: A Comparative Study Of Western Washington University Frosh, Sarah Dittman, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Joseph E. Trimble Dec 1994

Students Who Are The First Generation Of Their Family To Attend College: A Comparative Study Of Western Washington University Frosh, Sarah Dittman, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Joseph E. Trimble

Office of Survey Research

Executive Summary: Information for this report was obtained from a study conducted to determine the relative level of adjustment to college of first-generation and second-generation freshmen at Western Washington University. The study utilized the Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire (SACQ), a 67 item self-report adjustment measure. The SACQ is composed of a full-scale and four subscales: academic adjustment, social adjustment, personal-emotional adjustment, and attachment to the school the student is attending. The SACQ was administered to a randomly selected sample of 250 first and second- generation freshman students. Data analysis of survey results indicated that first-generation students do not measure ...


The 1993 College Student Survey: A Longitudinal Study Of 1989 Cirp Participants, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Joseph E. Trimble Feb 1994

The 1993 College Student Survey: A Longitudinal Study Of 1989 Cirp Participants, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Joseph E. Trimble

Office of Survey Research

Executive Summary: Since 1971, Western Washington University has utilized the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) Student Information Survey to profile the characteristics, attitudes, values, educational achievements, and future goals of its in-coming freshmen. Participants in the 1989 CIRP are the focus of this report. During Spring Quarter, 1993, the OIAT sent 482 current students who had taken the CIRP survey in the Fall Quarter, 1989, College Student Surveys (CSS). Developed by the same developers of the CIRP, the Higer Education Research Institute (HERD, a part of the Graduate School of Edcuation at the University of California, Los Angeles, the CSS ...


Numeracy On The Line : Language Based Numeracy Activities For Adults, Beth Marr, Chris Anderson, Dave Tout Dec 1993

Numeracy On The Line : Language Based Numeracy Activities For Adults, Beth Marr, Chris Anderson, Dave Tout

David (Dave) Tout

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