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The Resource Language, gender, and academic performance : a study of the children of Dominican immigrants, Flavia C. Peréa, (electronic book)

Language, gender, and academic performance : a study of the children of Dominican immigrants, Flavia C. Peréa, (electronic book)

Label
Language, gender, and academic performance : a study of the children of Dominican immigrants
Title
Language, gender, and academic performance
Title remainder
a study of the children of Dominican immigrants
Statement of responsibility
Flavia C. Peréa
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Research has found immigrant youth perform better in school compared to their native-born peers. However, academic performance deteriorates with acculturation to US culture, whereas bilingualism has been associated with better performance in school. Peréa examined whether language acculturation could explain the variation in academic grades among Dominican children of immigrants, and tested whether children who preferred Spanish and English equally had better grades than those who preferred English only. Results indicate benefits associated with bilingualism, however they also indicate a gende
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Perea, Flavia C
Dewey number
370.117/50973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC3746
LC item number
.P45 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Pera, Flavia C
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  • Children of immigrants
  • Children of immigrants
  • Native language and education
  • Education, Bilingual
  • Sex differences in education
  • Dominicans (Dominican Republic)
Label
Language, gender, and academic performance : a study of the children of Dominican immigrants, Flavia C. Peréa, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10622772
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xviii, 149 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781593323905
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Language, gender, and academic performance : a study of the children of Dominican immigrants, Flavia C. Peréa, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10622772
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xviii, 149 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781593323905
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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