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Social class and levels of aspiration among selected Alberta high school students

by Mary Symons Strong

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Students,
  • Social conditions,
  • Prediction of scholastic success

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary Symons Strong
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Dept. of Sociology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC 203 S92 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26499483M
    OCLC/WorldCa286435732

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    Social networks, social capital, social support and higher education outcomes Before discussing the role of ‘social network’, ‘social capital’, and ‘social support’ in higher education success, it is important to elaborate on their conceptualization and disentangle the Author: Shweta Mishra. Social class, aspirations and cultural capital.

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As parents help define these rewards to their children, and with their support and motivation, students are likely to set high aspirations. Aspirations (or expectations) are a set of social and academic goals that students. A Guide for Students Social Studies 30–1.

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As a school in an area of high deprivation, our highest attainers lacked one major thing: aspiration. Our drive as a school centred on developing their aspirations and goals, in which led to the need for an upheaval of our current gifted and talented programme into something that would make them believe in themselves and their abilities.

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