Exploring Asian-American/Pacific Islander Student Grit Within the Two-Year College System
3 Pages Posted: 3 Oct 2016
Date Written: October 2, 2016
The topic of grit has been a highly sought after set of traits as it carries positive correlation with individual performance and in turn, has reflected to have a positive impact organizational outcomes. Recently, grit has emerged in higher education as a non-cognitive factor to drive student performance. Relevant research finds that there are variances in student academic performance and race. To determine if grit plays a role within that trend, the following paper examines if a difference exists between grit scores of Asian-American/Pacific Islander in comparison with the general student population.
Keywords: Grit, Higher Education, Asian and Pacific Islander Student, Student Behavior
JEL Classification: I2, I20, I21, I23, I24, I29
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