Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education
Dr. Michael Vetter
Dr. Grant Smith
Dr. Laura Smith
The goal of this study is to more fully understand the scope of community college student success using the principles of mindset, engagement, and college readiness. Using structural equation modeling ensures this study is able to measure the combined effects these concepts have on student success, group differences, and the combined model of student success. Findings suggest student success can be significantly impacted by self-belief and mindset behaviors that can outweigh the initial effect of academically under-prepared students. Groups included in this study are non-traditional students, minority populations, first generation students, and Pell eligible students.
Taylor, Jessica, "Analyzing Two-year College Student Success Using Structural Equation Modeling" (2019). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Capstones. 71.
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