Apprehension to engagement in the classroom: perceptions of Black males in the community college

@article{Wood2014ApprehensionTE,
  title={Apprehension to engagement in the classroom: perceptions of Black males in the community college},
  author={Jonathan Luke Wood},
  journal={International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={27},
  pages={785 - 803}
}
  • J. L. Wood
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education
This study presents selected findings drawn from a larger investigation of Black male students in the community college. In the larger study, qualitative interviews were conducted with 28 Black males attending a public two-year college in the southwestern United States. The focus of the larger study was on identifying factors which, from the perspectives of students, affected their academic success. Academic success referred primarily to students’ grade point averages or achievement and… Expand
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