Author Ward, Lee
Title First-Generation College Students : Understanding and Improving the Experience from Recruitment to Commencement
Imprint New York, NY : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
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Note Intro -- First-Generation College Students -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors -- Chapter 1 Who Are First-Generation Students? -- Defining First-Generation Students -- Cultural Capital and College Students -- Significance of Inquiry into First-Generation Status -- Access to College: The Beginning of the Pipeline -- Basic Differences Between First-Generation and Non-First-Generation Students -- Voices of First-Generation Students -- Chapter 2 Transition into College -- Anticipatory Socialization -- Self-Efficacy and the First-Generation Student -- Preparing for and Adjusting to College -- Programmatic Initiatives to Engage First-Generation Students -- Supporting the Transition into College: Some Institutional Examples -- Angelo State University -- Colorado State University -- DePaul University -- Loyola Marymount University -- Ozarks Technical Community College -- Texas Tech University -- The University of Central Florida -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- The University of North Florida -- The University of Redlands -- Chapter 3 Transition Through College -- Engagement and Learning -- Challenges and Barriers to Involvement in Campus Life -- Supporting the Transition Through College: Some Institutional Examples -- California State University, Long Beach -- Clemson University -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale -- Syracuse University -- Towson University -- Moving Through the Pipeline: The Role of Effective Retention Practices -- Chapter 4 Class, Culture, Race, and Ethnicity -- Social Class -- Family Culture -- Institutional Culture -- Race and Ethnicity -- Programmatic Initiatives That Address Class, Culture, and Race and Ethnicity -- Chapter 5 Transforming How We Work with First-Generation Students -- Focus on Leadership -- The Nature of Organizational Change
Vision and Strategic Planning -- Learning Cycle and Learning Matrix -- Chapter 6 A Holistic Approach to Student Success -- Immediate Educational Practices -- Long-Term Changes -- Caveat About Working with First-Generation Students -- Recommendations for Future Practice -- Treat Student Success Broadly and Holistically -- Create a Cross-Divisional Infrastructure -- Create Intentional Pathways to Student Success -- Focus Planning on Student Engagement and Learning -- Identify Best Practices on Your Own Campus -- Leverage Predictive Analytics -- Integrate Assessment into Student Success Initiatives -- Incorporate Continuous Improvement -- References -- Index
As more and more of the college-going population is made up of those who are the first in their families to attend college, institutions need to find ways to help these students succeed if they expect to maintain enrollments. This groundbreaking resource explores the challenges and barriers to first-generation students and offers a wealth of helpful recommendations for helping these students succeed in their academic careers. This book helps leaders in academic and student affairs to understand these special challenges and how best to meet them
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ward, Lee First-Generation College Students : Understanding and Improving the Experience from Recruitment to Commencement New York, NY : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9780470474440
Subject First-generation college students -- United States.;People with social disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- United States.;College student orientation -- United States
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Alt Author Siegel, Michael J
Davenport, Zebulun
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Siegel, hael J
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