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dc.contributor.advisor Watson, Elizabeth en Beattie, James William en 2012-06-11T15:24:56Z en 2012-06-11T15:24:56Z en 2012-05 en
dc.identifier.uri en
dc.description Thesis (M.A.)--Humboldt State University, Sociology, 2012 en
dc.description.abstract The following paper is a meta-analysis of the relevant literature surrounding first-generation/low-income student barriers to high school graduation, as well as college entrance and success. This paper details what research indicates outreach programs should provide to first-generation/low-income students to overcome such barriers and suggests what components and characteristics are important in the development of academic outreach programs to help reduce the inequality gap. Although there is abundant research surrounding first-generation/low-income student needs and what various programs provide, current research does not address the intersections of student need, successful characteristics of program partnerships, characteristics a single program should provide, and the linkages in-between. This paper examines the linkages between these variables and suggests what outreach program administrators should be cognizant of during program development in order to maximize program potential. en
dc.publisher Humboldt State University en
dc.subject Outreach en
dc.subject First generation en
dc.subject Low income en
dc.subject Access en
dc.subject Retention en
dc.subject Success en
dc.subject Inequalities en
dc.title Meta-analysis: first-generation/low-income outreach program development en
dc.description.program Sociology en

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