ERIC Number: EJ1073666
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Critical Mentoring Practices to Support Diverse Students in Higher Education: Chicana/Latina Faculty Perspectives
Figueroa, Julie López; Rodriguez, Gloria M.
New Directions for Higher Education, n171 p23-32 Fall 2015
This chapter outlines critical practices that emerged from utilizing social justice frameworks to mentor first-generation, underrepresented minority students at the undergraduate to doctoral levels. The mentoring strategies include helping students to reframe instances when faculty and peers unconsciously conflate academic rigor with color-blind scholarship.
Descriptors: Mentors, Student Diversity, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, College Faculty, College Students, First Generation College Students, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students, Minority Group Teachers, Difficulty Level, Scholarship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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