Brown, A. V. (2008). Effectively educating Latino/a students: A comparative study of participation patterns of Hispanic American and Anglo-American university students. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 7(2), 97-118.

This article provides, first, a brief review of literature concerning the education of Hispanic American (Latino/a) students at the secondary and postsecondary levels and, second, the results of questionnaire research conducted with Latino/a and Anglo-American (White) students at a large university in the Southwest regarding classroom participation patterns. Latino/a students’ responses reflected traditional Hispanic values (i.e., community and cooperation) when compared to White students’ responses. However, intriguing similarities and counterintuitive responses from each group resulted as well.

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