Literature Review Resources

Literature Review Resources

College of Doctoral Studies

Literature Review Resources

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1. Bibliographic Information

Bergen, E., Zuijen, T., Bishop, D., & Jong, P. F. (2016). Why are home literacy environment and children’s reading skills associated? What parental skills reveal. Reading Research Quarterly, 52, 147-160. doi:10.1002/rrq.160

Link

hhttps://ila.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/rrq.160

Annotation

Compared to high-SES counterparts, young adults from low-SES backgrounds are at a higher risk of accruing student loan debt burdens that exceed the national average.

2. Bibliographic Information

Reed, J., & Bhat, S. (2014, October 31). Helping children from low-income families succeed in class. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/helping-children-from-low-income-families-succeed-in-class/2014/10/31/f8b9828a-5ae6-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.455b70f99c15

Link

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/helping-children-from-low-income-families-succeed-in-class/2014/10/31/f8b9828a-5ae6-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.455b70f99c15

Annotation

The number of homeless students is rising, but federal funding is low and falling. More than 5,000 children in the District don’t have access to needed mental health services.

3. Bibliographic Information

US Department of Education. (2011, November). More Than 40% of Low-Income Schools Don’t Get a Fair Share of State and Local Funds, Department of Education Research Finds [Press release]. Retrieved from https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/more-40-low-income-schools-dont-get-fair-share-state-and-local-funds-department-

Link

https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/more-40-low-income-schools-dont-get-fair-share-state-and-local-funds-department-

Annotation

This article is about the discrepancy of lower income students not receiving support from local funds for basic educational needs.

4. Bibliographic Information

Landers, K. H. (2017). How Low-Income Students Became Invisible at Elite Colleges. Postsecondary Education for First-Generation and Low-Income Students in the Ivy League, 7-14. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63456-2_2

Link

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320214280_How_Low-Income_Students_Became_Invisible_at_Elite_Colleges

Annotation

This article discusses the lack of low income students at the nation’s top colleges.

5. Bibliographic Information

Pérusse, R., Deronck, N., & Parzych, J. (2017). School counseling: Partnering with a school district to provide postsecondary opportunities for first generation, low income, and students of color. Psychology in the Schools, 54(10), 1222-1228. doi:10.1002/pits.22084

Link

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/pits.22084

Annotation

This peer reviewed article describes an activity conducted by k-12 school district that aimed to help low income students with post secondary institute information, planning and awareness.

6. Bibliographic Information

Choy, S. P. (2000). Low-income students: Who they are and how they pay for their education. DIANE Publishing.

Link

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2000169

Annotation

The article helps understanding how low income students fund their education and the contribution of financial aid to their studies.

7. Bibliographic Information

Engstrom, C., & Tinto, V. (2008). Access without support is not opportunity. Change: The magazine of higher learning40(1), 46-50.

Link

https://naspa.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3200/CHNG.40.1.46-50#.Wz1uydIzYdU

Annotation

he article helps in comprehending the challenges low-income family students go through where they cannot enroll in schools of their choice due to family problems as they have no support.

8. Bibliographic Information

Lacour, M., & Tissington, L. D. (2011). The effects of poverty on academic achievement. Educational Research and Reviews6(7), 522-527.

Link

https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ936666

Annotation

It helps in understanding the impact of poverty on the academic performance of students from low –income families who have no education support.

9. Bibliographic Information

Gándara, P. (2012). Over the ivy walls: The educational mobility of low-income Chicanos. Suny Press.

Link

Link https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED388132

Annotation

It gives a reflection on the factors that influence the performance of students from Mexican-Americans from some low income families.

10. Bibliographic Information

Tinto, V. (1975). Dropout from higher education: A theoretical synthesis of recent research. Review of educational research45(1), 89-125.

Link

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.3102/00346543045001089

Annotation

The article helps in analyzing the effect of no education on students from low –income families. Specifically it analyzes the rate of drop –outs from low –income families in the USA.

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