It is not known whether dual credit programs address the educational needs of Hispanic students in their transition to college. In a descriptive study using a mixed methodology research design, Hispanic junior college students' perceptions described the effectiveness of the dual credit program in addressing their needs. Completed questionnaires were analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively to answer three research questions regarding Hispanic student perceptions of their academic, social, and overall satisfaction of the dual credit program. Analysis of the data concluded that dual credit programs satisfy the needs of Hispanic students by supplying financial assistance, academic experience, social experience, and support systems that encourage their transition to college.general demographic information; then the questions focus on the academic, social, and overall dual credit experience ... interviews, and observations are the most common methods used in descriptive research, with questionnaires being theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Dual Credit Program and College-bound Hispanic Students in a College Setting|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|