Successful Disadvantaged Students Research Proposal by The Research Group

Successful Disadvantaged Students
A proposed research to determine why some at-risk students (poor, parental divorce, etc.) achieve educational success, focusing on the "resilient" students' perceptions about themselves and their success.
# 15467 | 8,325 words | 24 sources | 2000 | US
Published on Jul 20, 2003 in Education (Theory) , Education (Social Issues) , Research Designs (General)


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In the last two decades, there has been a good deal of research that has focused on "resilient students." This research has defined these students as those who academically succeed despite their experiencing various strong stressors (e.g., poverty, parental divorce, etc.) that place them at risk of school failure (Christiansen, Christiansen & Howard, 1997)

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"Chapter I
Introduction
Background of the Study
In the last two decades, there has been a good deal of research that has focused on "resilient students." This research has defined these students as those who academically succeed despite their experiencing various strong stressors (e.g., poverty, parental divorce, etc.) that place them at risk of school failure (Christiansen, Christiansen & Howard, 1997). In each of these studies, researchers have found some characteristics which they identify as contributive to the success of these disadvantaged students.


For example, Dutrow and Houston (1981) observed that resilient students are: self-accepting, responsible, tolerant,..."

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