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Investigating the relationship between fortitude and academic achievement in students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
This research study employs a strengths perspective. This means that, instead of the traditional deficits or pathology-based approach of focusing on weaknesses, the focus is on positive outcomes. Fortitude, more specifically, ...
Overcoming adversity: an investigation of the role of resilience constructs in the relationship between socio-economic and demographic factors and academic coping
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Many historically disadvantaged South Africans are entering into universities, where they are expected to perform academically not only to secure themselves a continued place at university, but also to secure themselves a ...