Dissertation – Mediating cultural border crossings between American Indian tribal college students and natural resources science learning using culturally congruent education

Dissertation – Mediating cultural border crossings between American Indian tribal college students and natural resources science learning using culturally congruent education

Abstract

By Shandin Hashkeh Pete (2018) This study is motivated by two research questions: (1) How does Culturally Congruent Instruction (CCI) influence American Indian (AI) students’ attitudes and achievement in natural resources science at a tribally controlled college/university (TCU)? And (2) What is the nature of the relationship between CCI course modifications and changes (or lack of) in AI students’ science attitudes and achievement at a TCU? Findings developed a Culturally Congruent Instructional Framework (CCIF) for use in TCUs and beyond.

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