ERIC Number: EJ1037215
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
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Good Practices for Whom? A Vital Question for Understanding the First Year of College
Goodman, Kathleen M.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n160 p37-51 2014
This chapter demonstrates that the effects of good teaching and academic challenge on leadership and psychological well-being during the first year of college differ for African-American and White students, which suggests that institutional researchers should disaggregate data by race or other relevant student characteristics when trying to understand the relationship between experiences and outcomes for first-year students.
Descriptors: Best Practices, College Freshmen, Well Being, Instructional Effectiveness, African American Students, White Students, Racial Differences, Student Characteristics, Student Experience, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Institutional Research, Psychological Characteristics
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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