ERIC Number: EJ1112746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
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Community College First-Year Experience Programs: Examining Student Access, Experience, and Success from the Student Perspective
Acevedo-Gil, Nancy; Zerquera, Desiree D.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n175 p71-82 Fall 2016
This chapter examines community college first-year experience programs using critical race theory and ecological theory. The study draws on diverse students' experiences with access, support, and long-term success within community colleges to assess how these programs foster student success, as told through the voices of student participants.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Critical Theory, Race, College Freshmen
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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