This study used a qualitative research design that subscribes to the theoretical tradition of grounded theory to examine the experiences of Chicanas/os at two Northern California community colleges. The sample consisted of twenty six students who were in their final year at the community college prior to transferring and seven faculty members who were identified as key members of their networks on campus. Data was collected from semi-structured interviews with students and faculty members, shadowing and observation sessions, and archival materials.and rely only on, their bridge ties for certain information and guidance. Vanessa and Jessica stated the following when asked who Manuel is: Vanessa: Manuel, hea#39;s a counselor. . . . Hea#39;s the only person I go to to talk about anything that has to anbsp;...
|Title||:||Community College Transfer: The Role of Social Capital in the Transfer Process of Chicana/o Students|
|Author||:||Jennifer E. Jovel|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|