Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives PDF ePub eBook

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Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives free pdf American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students continue to be significantly underrepresented in institutions of higher education and continue to face barriers that impeded their academic success. This volume explores the factors that influence college going in Indigenous communities and,upon enrollment in institutions of higher education, the factors that influence college completion. Chapters cover: * The legacy of Western education in Indigemous communities * The experiences of Indigenous students in the K-12 system * Transition from student to faculty of AI/AN graduates * Recommendations that can improve the success of Indigenous students and faculty This is the fifth issue the 37th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.

About Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy

BRYAN MCKINLEY JONES BRAYBOY is Borderlands AssociateProfessor of Indigenous Education, codirector of the Center forIndian Education, and coeditor of the Journal of American IndianEducation at Arizona State University.

AMY J. FANN is an assistant professor in the Counselingand Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas.

ANGELINA E. CASTAGNO is an assistant professor ofEducational Leadership and Foundations at Northern ArizonaUniversity.

JESSICA A. SOLYOM is a doctoral student in the Departmentof Justice

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Author : Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 28 March 2012
ISBN : 1118338839
EAN : 9781118338834
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 152 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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