Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Assessing resilience at University
ALBERTO CIOLFI, Morena Sabella

Last modified: 07-06-2017

Abstract


Promoting quality results also requires the ability to measure outcomes and to identify what context variables can affect the student’s success. The aim of this work is to analyze the distances in terms of the results obtained to a test on generalist skills among students with different family background (advantaged vs disadvantaged) and with brilliant performance, verifying whether these differences are significant. The analysis suggest that for resilient, the social background does not predict the student’s performance, thus we suppose that the skills achieved during the University studies could contribute to the reduction of the distance among students with different social background.

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