Educational aspirations among first-generation students and their parental influence towards pursuing tertiary education

Abdul Hamid Abdul Rahim, Norzaini Azman

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Abstract

The purpose of this pilot study is to ascertain the level of educational aspiration among first-generation students and the extent of parental influence in the students' aspirations to pursue tertiary education. A total 71 form four students responded to questionnaires containing aspiration scales and the role of parent's items. The results showed that the level of educational aspirations of first-generation students to pursue studies at higher education institutions is high. The study also showed that parents' factors influence the first-generation students' educational aspirations in pursuing tertiary education.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages414-418
Number of pages5
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010 - Bangi, Malaysia
Duration: 19 Oct 201020 Oct 2010

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityBangi
Period19/10/1020/10/10

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Keywords

  • First-generation students
  • Parental influence
  • Predisposition
  • Risk
  • Rural area

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Educational aspirations among first-generation students and their parental influence towards pursuing tertiary education. / Rahim, Abdul Hamid Abdul; Azman, Norzaini.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. p. 414-418.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rahim, AHA & Azman, N 2010, Educational aspirations among first-generation students and their parental influence towards pursuing tertiary education. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 7, pp. 414-418, International Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.056
Rahim, Abdul Hamid Abdul ; Azman, Norzaini. / Educational aspirations among first-generation students and their parental influence towards pursuing tertiary education. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. pp. 414-418
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