Native American students often enter postsecondary education as means of serving a broader community. Studies among a broad base of tribes found that the desire to serve a larger community acts as a motivation to persist through college. However, institutions of higher education often center on individualistic empowerment rather than focusing on how to empower tribal communities.
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- Education (Higher)
- Native American Studies
- Exploratory factor analysis
- Giving Back
- Nation Building
- Native American . .
- Cocopa Indians--Education (Higher)--Psychology.
- Cocopa Indians
- Yuma Indians--Education (Higher)--Psychology.
- Yuma Indians
- Academic achievement--Psychological aspects.
- Academic Achievement
- Action research--Psychological aspects.
- Action Research
- Community development--Psychological aspects.
- community development
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2018Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-116)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Educational policy and evaluation