• Political Science
  • Published 2012

Understanding Cultural Dissonance to Enhance Higher Education Academic Success

@inproceedings{Bickel2012UnderstandingCD,
  title={Understanding Cultural Dissonance to Enhance Higher Education Academic Success},
  author={G. W. Bickel and Dave Allen Jensen},
  year={2012}
}
This research documents a qualitative study of selected Native Americans who have successfully graduated from mainstream higher education institutions. The research framework explored the Bicultural Identity Formation Model as a means of understanding the expressions of the students' adaptations to mainstream education. This approach lead to an awareness of how the participants in the study used specific cultural and social strategies to enhance their educational success and also to an… CONTINUE READING

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