ABSTRACT In response to the decline of freshman engineering enrollment among the minority students, NASA funded a programme developed by eight institutions of higher learning in conjunction with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. A non-experimental methodology was used to assess why minority students do better in mathematics and sciences but not in English. A sample of eleven students were selected for these survey and a four paper-test was administered; Robotics class, Tec
The term qualitative research would be elusive, indistinguishable, and imprecise. The term qualitative captures such a broad umbrella of research methods that a single definition almost is not viable; on the other hand, one could attempt to define qualitative research as inquiries of knowledge that are outside the structure prescribed by the scientific method, as well as assumptions of inferential statistics. Too often, qualitative research is compared and contrasted to quantitative research.