Overall, current research suggests military learners adapt and persist in college by drawing upon deeply engrained military traits and tendencies, including self-discipline, mission-first focus, and reliance on fellow military learners. A few studies have suggested that institutional support systems for military learners, such as offering customized services and courses online, contributed to learner satisfaction and persistence. Changing the Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States, 2012. Distinction: A social critique of the judgment of taste (R. Richardson (Ed.), Handbook of theory and research for the sociology of education (pp. Journal of American College Health, 60(8), 562–573. Implications of posttraumatic stress among military-affiliated and civilian students.
We are committed to helping you find the perfect Islamic match, no matter where in the world they may be.Intersecting community memberships, role identities, and commitments often complicate the transition to college and perceived sense of fit, a finding more pronounced in studies involving military learners attending campuses predominately serving traditional students. Going the distance: Online education in the United States, Babson Survey Research Group. The significant lack of research examining online military learners limited further comparative analysis. The focus of this chapter is the transition to college for students of color (Asian American, Latina/o, African American, and Native American students).The dominant thrust of much of the scholarship examining the transition to college for students comes from Tinto’s Theory of Student Departure and research using the Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire (SACQ).