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The relationships between social identity, stereotype threat, and academic success were explored among prenursing students. Stereotype threat has been linked to academic success in students from underrepresented populations within the social sciences and educational literature but has not been explored in nursing. A descriptive correlational design was used with Picho and Brown's Social Identities and Attitudes Scale emailed to 159 prenursing students. Stereotype threat was significantly related to race/ethnicity with no significant relationship between stereotype threat and academic success. Further exploration of stereotype threat in nursing is warranted; there may be implications for retention and support of diverse students.
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Name: Nursing education perspectives
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Level of engagement in educationally purposeful activities, satisfaction, acquisition of desired knowledge, skills, and competencies, persistence and attainment of educational outcomes.
Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.
Communication, in the sense of cross-fertilization of ideas, involving two or more academic disciplines (such as the disciplines that comprise the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics, including the health and biological sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences and law). Also includes problems in communication stemming from differences in patterns of language usage in different academic or medical disciplines.
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