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GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITYCOLLEGE OF EDUCATIONWHAT ARE THE FACTORS THAT DETERMINE THE ENROLLMENT OF AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT ATHLETE AT AND HBCU? SPA 514 A prospectus submitted to the Dept of Kinesiology, Sport and Leisure Studies By Perry Boler
The purpose of the study is to elucidate the contributing factors an African-American student athlete undergoes in choosing an HBCU. Purpose of the study
Factors in decision making Expanding on prior related research Definition/History of an HBCU Explain Data of student choices Examine attitude of student athlete IntroductionChapter 1
Concept of Student athlete (attitudes) Definition of attitudes Beliefs, values, hunches, perceptions Definition of values Components of attitudes Conceptual Framework
Strategies Decision making skills Education Statement of the problem
What drives this research? Qualitative in nature (non-numerical) (race &Gender) Relationship questions Applied research Research Questions
HBCU Attitude Student-Athlete Definition of Terms
Weakness of the Study Uncontrolled variables Faulty administration of tests Sampling problems Limitations
Parameters that can be controlled Scope of study subjects Delimitations
What the researcher assumes Assumptions of the Study
What is need of study? Qualitative measures Definitive system in choice? Significance of Study
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Athletic reputation Academic reputation Practicality of enrolling Demographic and social atmosphere Influencing factors
Why were HBCUs’ created? Geographical location. Caucasian-Americans deemed them sub-standard. Still lag in funding (purposely?) Chap 2 Topics
Lower scores on ACT/SAT Academically ineligible for D-1 schools. Open admissions (easier to enroll) HBCUs’ always gives student a chance Parents attended university (legacy) Why choose an HBCU?
Low cost of attendance Proximity to home Can still be seen by scouts Experience in attending an HBCU Still achieve quality education Why choose HBCU (cont’d)
Factors depend on individual Should be well-informed Ultimately, AASA makes choice Obtain facts about schools Visit schools The AASA