The sociology department at the North West University is concerned with understanding minority students’ experiences of racial discrimination within institutions of higher learning. You have been approached by the department to assist with this research study, and as such, they have asked you to carry out this research. A qualitative research approach is required.
a) Provide a relevant topic for this research taking into account the guidelines provided by the prescribed readings. (2) Give a brief explanation of the factors that have contributed to the choice of the research topic. (8)
Impact of racial discrimination on academic performance of minority students in institutions of higher learning: case of North West University
The performance of minority students who are discriminated on various grounds is greatly interfered with.
The self esteem of the discriminated minority students is negatively affected which subsequently affect their academic performance.
Discrimination greatly impacts the socialization process which is fundamental in learning processes
The learning outcomes of the discriminated students are wanting.