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2002

Educational Psychology

College of William and Mary

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A Study Of The Relationship Between Student Achievement And Home Socialization, Janet Carter Crawley Jan 2002

A Study Of The Relationship Between Student Achievement And Home Socialization, Janet Carter Crawley

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between student achievement and home socialization. Specifically, it explored the influence of cognitive and academic home socialization variables on the achievement of seventh- and twelfth-grade students. It further explored the influence of cognitive and academic subvariables on student achievement. The cognitive home socialization subvariables were stimulating literacy environment and joint learning activities. The academic home socialization subvariables were expectations and attitudes and values and behaviors.;The population consisted of parents of seventh- and twelfth-grade students from a small, rural, predominantly African-American school division in Central Virginia. One hundred twenty-five parents ...