ERIC Number: ED468274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Increasing Access to College: Extending Possibilities for All Students. SUNY Series, Frontiers in Education.
Tierney, William G., Ed.; Hagedorn, Linda Serra, Ed.
This collection of papers examines pre-college enrichment programs that offer a specific remedy to the problem of low income and underrepresented students' access to higher education. The 10 papers are: (1) "Pre-College Outreach Programs: A National Perspective" (Watson Scott Swail and Laura W. Perna); (2) "The Relationship between Urbanicity and Educational Outcomes" (Clifford Adelman); (3) "A Theoretical and Practical View of Student Adjustment and Academic Achievement" (Amaury Nora); (4) "Meeting Common Goals: Linking K-12 and College Interventions" (Patricia Gandara); (5) "The Social Construction of College Access: Confronting the Technical, Cultural, and Political Barriers to Low-Income Students of Color" (Jeannie Oakes, John Rogers, Martin Lipton, and Ernest Morrell); (6)"(In)(Di)Visible Identities of Youth: College Preparation Programs from a Feminist Standpoint" (Michelle G. Knight and Heather A. Oesterreich); (7) "Partners for Preparation: Redistributing Social and Cultural Capital" (Susan Yonezawa, Makeba Jones, and Hugh Mehan); (8) "Making School to College Programs Work: Academics, Goals, and Aspirations" (Linda Serra Hagedorn and Shereen Fogel); (9) "Parental Guidance Suggested: Family Involvement in College Preparation Programs" (Alexander Jun and Julia Colyar); and (10) "Reflective Evaluation: Improving Practice in College Preparation Programs" (William G. Tierney). (Individual papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Preparation, College School Cooperation, Family Involvement, Feminism, High Schools, Higher Education, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Outreach Programs, Social Influences, Transitional Programs, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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