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Author Medrano, Ana, author.
Title Underachievement in education : an intervention support program addressing contributing factors influencing Latina students' academic performance in alternative education / by Ana Medrano.
Published [Northridge, California] : California State University, Northridge, 2012.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  LB2369 .Z9534 2012 M43eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (vii, 169 pages) : illustrations, color.
Content Type text
still image
Format online resource
File Characteristics text file PDF
Thesis M.S. California State University, Northridge 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-49).
Summary The purpose of this project is to develop a support intervention program and to create an assessment tool that allows for the evaluation of the program's effectiveness that may serve as a promising and informative tool for implementing programs that serve the needs of the student population in alternative educational facilities. The interventions' focus is to increase students' motivation, hopefulness, school connectedness, sense of belonging, goal setting skills, conflict resolution skills, self-regulation skills, and college awareness. The overall objective of the support intervention programs is to promote improvement in grades and attendance with the hopes for post-secondary school continuity and achievement.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 30, 2012).
Subject Hispanic American teenage girls -- Education -- California -- Los Angeles.
Alternative education -- California -- Los Angeles -- Minorities.
Curriculum enrichment -- California -- Los Angeles -- Minorities.
Motivation in education -- California -- Los Angeles -- Hispanic Americans.
Local Subject Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Education -- Educational Psychology and Counseling -- School Counseling.
OCLC number 847540591