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The item regarding the campus social life was significant for Hispanic females as it was for
Black and All Females, but Hispanics were again unique in that their correlation was negative
while the other groups' correlations were positive.
FES II- Experiences Correlations by Item and Ethnicity - Pearson r results
I have joined one or more campus
organizations or clubs.
I am involved in campus activities through
attendance or participation.
The campus social life provides many
opportunities for participation for me.
I have frequent contact with faculty.
I have found most faculty to be superior
Instructors here care about their students.
I have developed close friendships with other
I expect to be satisfied with my academic
progress at the end of the freshman year.
The last three research questions asked about a positive correlation between expectations
of and satisfaction with actual experiences related to three topics: academic progress,
involvement on campus, and relationships with others. No statistical significance was found for
involvement on campus or relationships with others, and these items were excluded from
subsequent analysis. A statistically significant correlation (p < .001) was found for academic
progress when looking at all females. When breaking down this item by ethnicity, no statistical
significance was found (see Table 30).
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Speed, Heather Faye. Early Predictors of Early Freshman Year Attrition in Female Hispanic Students, dissertation, August 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc103396/m1/77/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .