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Dropout proneness in Appalachia

Oscar G. Mink

Dropout proneness in Appalachia

by Oscar G. Mink

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Published by Office of Research and Development, Appalachian Center, West Virginia University in Morgantown .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • High school dropouts -- West Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 29.

      Statementby Oscar G. Mink and Laurence [i.e.] Lawrence W. Barker.
      SeriesWest Virginia University. Office of Research and Development. Appalachian Center. Research series, 3
      ContributionsBarker, Lawrence Wilbur, 1938- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC144.W4 W4 no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p.
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5739931M
      LC Control Number70626205

      Abstract. Boredom is the most important factor in school dropout and underachievement in learning environments (Farrell, Peguero et al. ). This study explores how the self-directed learning environment mitigates the relationship between boredom and :// Boredom proneness has been linked to higher levels of procrastination (Blunt & Pychyl, ;Zhou & Kam, ) and PSU (Elhai, Vasquez, Lustgarten, Levine, & Hall, in press), so it could be

      The model of ethnicity has been applied in this paper to Appalachian natives. The problems suffered by Appalachians in terms of high dropout rates, institutional discrimination, prejudice, and stereotyping are familiar to other ethnic minority groups. Yet because the majority of the population in Appalachia are racially indistinct from mainstream Americans, there is resistance to the notion of Get this from a library! Education in Appalachia: proceedings from the Conference on Appalachia, October , , University of Kentucky. [University of Kentucky. Appalachian Center.;] -- The papers of the Conference on Appalachia cover a wide range of topics; from the Moonlight Schools of Kentucky, a seventh grade photography project in Estill County Middle School, and the

      Scholars of southern Appalachia have largely focused their research on men, particularly white men. The essays of Women of the Mountain South debunk the entrenched stereotype of Appalachian women as poor and white, and shine a long-overdue spotlight on women too often neglected in +of+the+Mountain+South. We go to church together. There's no race problem. There's only a race problem when the media creates a race problem and I think about myself, you know I grew up in poverty High school dropout Me at 16, went to a community College and and then went on to get College degrees. I did not have ://


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Dropout proneness in Appalachia. Morgantown, Office of Research and Development, Appalachian Center, West Virginia University, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Oscar G Mink; Lawrence Wilbur Barker Two aids used in the identification of potential dropouts are examined.

The Mink Scale (a teacher-rated scale) is based on classification of social, psychological, and educational forces related to dropout proneness: (1) academic ability and performance, (2) negative identification with education, (3) family and socioeconomic status, and (4) ://?id=ED Dropout Prevention in Appalachia: Lessons for the Nation: a report of the Appalachian Regional Commission: Edition [Appalachian Regional Commission] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Two aids used in the identification of potential dropouts. are examined. The Mink. Scale (a teacher-rated scale) is basedon classification of social, psychological, and. educational.

forces related to dropout proneness: (1) academic ability and Description [Washington, D.C.]: Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 22 p. Summary: This report describes methodology and results of a study to determine the nature and extent of the high school dropout problem in the Appalachian region and to explore characteristics of existing programs dealing with dropout problems in the :// An illustration of an open book.

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We are a nonprofit group called Appalachian Literacy Initiative. Our program is designed to increase reading among area students by putting quality new books into their hands. Research shows there is a correlation between reading scores and access to books in the home: students that have fewer books in Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report.

National Dropout Prevention Center. NDPC Model Program Database. Study Design – Meta-Analysis. Gail M. Sullivan, MD, M. H., & Richard Feinn, P. Using Effect Size –or Why the P Value Is Not One of the main poverty issues of Appalachia stems from the fact that the employed population of these states make significantly lower amounts of money than the rest of the US.

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Concern over the problem of school dropouts has been evident for almost two decades and has promoted many investigations. These studies have pointed out the tremendous waste in man power, money, and talent to the country, community and to the individual :// However, Cincinnati is home to thousands of Appalachian migrants and descendants.

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PBT holds that?article=&context=utk_graddiss. While dropout proneness (percentile) impacted all four of the negative consequence independent variables, it did not have the largest effect sizes among the seven candidate outcome variables.

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