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The framework of culturally relevant pedagogy was used to explore how Iraqi refugee students defined academic success, described their optimal learning environment, and remained engaged in college despite cultural differences. Knowledge gained through this research encourages positive social change to embrace diversity and help newcomers adapt to American educational systems.

Publication Date

2013

City

Minneapolis, MN

Keywords

Research Symposium

Disciplines

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Community College Leadership | Education | Higher Education

Student Engagement and Academic Performance of Iraqi Refugee Community College Students in America

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