Centers and Institutes

eNotice - January 2009

Latest Research

A study by Cindy Roper finds African Americans are more likely than other racial groups to be retained in school. The study was reported in a Policy Report that was produced at the Charles H. Houston Center.

Dr. Flowers studies voting practices of African American students. The study was reported in a Research Brief that was produced at the Charles H. Houston Center.

Dr. Flowers publishes study in Educational Foundations. The study examined the impact of taking AP courses on students’ educational and occupational outcomes.

Dr. Flowers co-authors study in StudentAffairs On-line to investigate African American students’ satisfaction with online courses. The study found that taking online courses impacts students’ perceptions of distance education.

Cindy Roper examines parental expectations in a Research Brief produced at the Charles H. Houston Center Research. The study found that African American parents have high expectations for their children.

Noteworthy News

Dr. Flowers talks about increasing diversity in study abroad with Bethany Dickerson on Clemson University’s Your Day. Bethany Dickerson is the Associate Director of Education and Leadership Programs at the Phelps Stokes Fund.

The Charles H. Houston Center collaborates with researchers at Fayetteville State University and The Ohio State University on a three-year National Science Foundation grant-funded project. The study is titled, Examining the Impact of Online Distance Education on Student Learning and Student Engagement in STEM Disciplines at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


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