ERIC Number: ED393486
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
The Community College: Opportunity and Access for America's First-Year Students. Monograph Series Number 19.
Hankin, Joseph N., Ed.
Focusing on community colleges' role in enrolling students for their first year of postsecondary education, this monograph provides 17 essays on characteristics, programs, and outcomes related to students' freshman year. The following essays are included: (1) "The Freshman Year Experience: A Philosophy for Higher Education in the New Millennium," by Joseph N. Hankin and John N. Gardner; (2) "Promoting New Student Success in the Community College," by Beverly L. Bower; (3) "You Are Welcome Here: Research, Policy, and Programs for the American Community College Woman Student," by Helen Tina Feiger; (4) "A New Plan: Total Transfer Management," by Carey E. Harbin; (5) "Making the Connection Count: Articulation Between Community Colleges and Four-Year Colleges," by James C. Palmer; (6) "Building a Path: Orientation as the Critical Link to Student Success," by Les P. Cook; (7) "A Natural Marriage: The Extended Orientation Seminar and the Community College," by Joseph B. Cuseo and Betsy O. Barefoot; (8) "The Politics of Creating and Maintaining a College Success Course," by Douglas A. Kenny; (9) "Those Who Tempt Fate and Those Who Advise Them: Designing Strategies for Serving Underprepared Students," John E. Roueche and Suanne D. Roueche; (10) "The Way It Used To Be: 'New' Students and The Early Public Junior College," by Robert P. Pederson; (11) "Persistence and the First-Year Experience at the Community College: Teaching New Students to Survive, Stay, and Thrive," by Vincent Tinto; (12) "Teaching New Students at the Community College: A Unique Time in a Unique Setting," by Dennis McGrath; (13) "Academic Advising: Clearing a Path to Student Success," by Margaret C. King; (14) "Supplemental Instruction: Supporting the Classroom Experience," by Deanna C. Martin, Robert Blanc, and David R. Arendale; (15) "Learning Communities and Student Involvement in the Community College: Creating Environments of Inclusion and Success," by Vincent Tinto, Patricia E. Russo, and Stephanie Kadel-Taras; (16) "Holding the Line: A Comprehensive Plan for Retention," by D. David Conklin; and (17) "Visible Leadership: The Role of the Community College President in The Freshman Year Experience," by George B. Vaughn. (TGI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, Academic Persistence, Articulation (Education), College Freshmen, College Programs, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Administration, Educationally Disadvantaged, High Risk Students, School Holding Power, School Orientation, Student Adjustment, Student Educational Objectives, Student Experience, Student Needs, Transfer Policy, Transfer Programs, Two Year Colleges, Womens Education
National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 1728 College Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 ($30).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience.