Developing the resilience scale for college students (RSCS)

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dc.contributor Kuntz, Aaron
dc.contributor Bray, Nathaniel
dc.contributor Derriso, Anthony
dc.contributor.advisor McDaniel, Sara
dc.contributor.advisor Choi, Youn-Jeng
dc.contributor.author Shannon, Takesha
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-30T17:23:48Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-30T17:23:48Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0003570
dc.identifier.other Shannon_alatus_0004D_14179
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/6969
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract College students face numerous stressors that have the potential to impair their ability to sustain effort towards their academic goals. Determining the external and internal factors that contribute to the academic persistence of undergraduate college students is imperative. Resilience, the ability to bounce back after significant challenges, setbacks, or adversity, may be an important factor in academic success. The study of resilience spans decades (Masten, 2001); however, not many studies have focused on determining the factors that make up resilience in undergraduate college students. Instruments have been developed to measure resilience, but there is not one that is widely accepted to assess resilience in undergraduate college students. A pilot study was conducted to inform the current study. This study seeks to develop a psychometrically sound instrument for measuring resilience in undergraduate college students. Keywords: academic persistence, resilience, academic stress, undergraduate
dc.format.extent 82 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject.other Educational psychology
dc.title Developing the resilience scale for college students (RSCS)
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama. Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling
etdms.degree.discipline Educational Psychology
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level doctoral
etdms.degree.name Ph.D.


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