How Do Different Parental Beliefs and Parenting Behaviors Affect Students' College Academic Performance
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I examine the differences between Asian Americans and Caucasian Americans with respect to parental beliefs, parenting behaviors, and college academic achievement. The results suggest that 1) there is a strong causal effect of study time on college performance, 2) parental strictness and emphasis on education distinguish Asian American students from Caucasian American students in their choice of a major, study effort, and self-motivation, all of which determine college GPA, and 3) an expanded list of parental control measures and self-motivation measures should be introduced in future research to effectively explain the ethnicity effect on study effort and college academic outcomes.
Lin, Isabella Zifan (2012). How Do Different Parental Beliefs and Parenting Behaviors Affect Students' College Academic Performance. Honors thesis, Duke University. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/5136.
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