Research Studies in Higher Education: Educating Multicultural College Students (Issues in Black Education)
- Publish Date: 2012-05-04
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Terence Hicks;Abul Pitre
This groundbreaking book edited by Terence Hicks, a quantitative research professor, and Abul Pitre, a qualitative research professor, builds upon the usefulness of each research method and integrates them by providing valuable findings on a diverse group of college students. This book provides the reader with a mixture of quantitative and qualitative research studies surrounding nine chapters on African American, first-generation, undecided, and non-traditional college students. Drawing from major quantitative and qualitative theoretical research frameworks found in multicultural education, Research Studies in Higher Education is a must-read. The chapter authors provide important recommendations for university administrators, faculty, and staff in supporting the academic, personal, and social adjustment of college life for African American, first-generation, undecided, and non-traditional college students. The book contributes greatly to the research literature regarding the role that educational leaders have in educating multicultural college students.