Title

How does Meskhetian Turk's culture affect academic achievement of high school students: what does help?

Date of Award

2012

Degree Name

M.S. in Early Childhood Education

Department

Department of Teacher Education

Advisor/Chair

Advisor: Joni Baldwin

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to explain the history, culture, and characteristic of Meskhetian Turks and investigate the relationship between their culture and academic success. Ethnography, which is a qualitative design, was used for this research. The data was collected through field-work, informal observations, and interviews with a teacher and a parent.

Keywords

Academic achievement Social aspects Georgia (Republic), Meskhetians (Turkic people) Education (Secondary), Georgia (Republic) Education (Secondary)

Rights Statement

Copyright © 2012, author

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