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ERIC Number: ED449837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Beyond Access: Methods and Models for Increasing Retention and Learning among Minority Students. New Directions for Community Colleges, Issue 112. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Aragon, Steven R., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n112 Win 2000
This edition of New Directions for Community Colleges offers community college educators alternative models, approaches, and perspectives to consider in working with ethnic minority students. The volume addresses issues of assessment, career and educational goals, learning enhancement, success courses, mentoring programs, campus climate, educational technology, and the integration of nonminority instructors into the minority environment. This issue contains the following articles: "Assessing Minority Student Performance" (Romero Jalomo, Jr.); "Community College Students' Career and Educational Goals" (Frankie Santos Laanan); "Motivating and Maximizing Learning in Minority Classrooms" (Irene M. Sanchez); "Using Success Courses for Promoting Persistence and Completion" (Martina Stovall); "Increasing Retention and Success through Mentoring" (Linda K. Stromei); "Creating a Campus Climate in Which Diversity Is Truly Valued" (Evelyn Clements); "Using Technology To Facilitate Learning for Minority Students" (Nilda Palma-Rivas); "Integrating Nonminority Instructors into the Minority Environment" (Barbara K. Townsend); and "Sources and Information Regarding Effective Retention Strategies for Students of Color" (Eboni M. Zamani). (KS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Diversity (Student), Educational Technology, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Nontraditional Students, Outcomes of Education, School Holding Power, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: Published quarterly.