Degree Type

Dissertation

Date of Award

2007

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

First Advisor

Larry Ebbers

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe, interpret, and analyze the educational experiences and factors contributing to the decision to persist for adult, female, part-time students currently enrolled at a community college in the Midwest. This study sought to expand the research on student retention by describing the perspectives of adult female students who are enrolled part time at a community college in the Midwest. Through the guiding framework of feminist standpoint theory this study described, interpreted, and analyzed the educational experiences of the adult female participants.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-16784

Publisher

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/

Copyright Owner

Elizabeth Michelle Cox

Language

en

Proquest ID

AAI3289369

OCLC Number

213813049

ISBN

9780549334859

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

127 pages

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