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Card, Polly; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study addresses the impact of faculty validation on men of color in community colleges looking through lenses of self-efficacy, belonging, and welcomeness to engage. The study took place at a medium-sized, urban, ethnically diverse community college in California in 2016 (n = 1208). The Community College Survey of Men (CCSM) is explored;…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Validity, Males, African American Students
Pacheco, Mariana, Ed.; Morales, P. Zitlali, Ed.; Hamilton, Colleen, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
The purpose of "Transforming Schooling for Second Language Learners: Theoretical Insights, Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices" is to bring together educational researchers and practitioners who have implemented, documented, or examined policies, pedagogies, and practices in and out of classrooms and in real and virtual contexts that are…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism, Applied Linguistics
Whinnery, Erin; Pompelia, Sarah – Education Commission of the States, 2019
For many students, developmental education is the largest obstacle to college success, hindering progress before they ever enroll in a college-level course. Postsecondary practitioners and researchers have been re-examining and challenging many traditional elements of developmental education from placement strategies to the sequence of courses…
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, College Students
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Zeedyk, Sasha M.; Bolourian, Yasamine; Blacher, Jan – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Increasingly, young adults with autism spectrum disorder are attending 4-year universities. The transition to adulthood can be challenging for these students, and university life poses its own set of demands. The present article takes a mixed-methods approach by including two studies utilizing complementary methodologies. Through in-depth…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, College Students, Student Adjustment
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Alexander, Stephanie; Wood, Lana Mariko – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This mixed-methods study explores how the use of satirical news videos contributes to student engagement with information literacy (IL) instruction. The sample was drawn from first-year undergraduate students in for-credit IL courses. Overall, the use of satirical news videos improved student engagement with, and enjoyment of, IL topics. Given the…
Descriptors: Satire, News Media, Video Technology, Information Literacy
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Medina, Cruz – Composition Studies, 2019
Scholars in rhetoric and composition have questioned to what extent the field can be decolonial because of the gatekeeping role that writing plays in the university. This article examines the decolonial potential of implementing multilingual practices in first-year composition (fyc), enacting what Walter Mignolo calls "epistemic…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Postcolonialism, Multilingualism, College Freshmen
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Richardson, Gregory D. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2019
This article offers a brief history on the origin of universities, summarizes how faith shaped higher education from the European university's advent to its Western reproduction, and presents recommendations from a contemporary faith integration method employed in many faith-based universities in the United States. Response to intervention was…
Descriptors: Christianity, Biblical Literature, Universities, Educational History
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Santos, Michael R.; Richman, Vincent; Jiang, Jinglin – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2019
Online teaching is growing in popularity. This paper presents a case study for an online business course investigating student exam scores obtained from non-randomized and randomized exams. We find that the non-randomized exam scores of the students are suspicious because there are statistically significant disparities from the randomized exam…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Scores, Case Studies
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Williams, Savannah; Drexler-Dreis, Joseph – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2019
When upper-level theology courses are taught within a general education program at colleges and universities, instructors are often challenged to invite students, some of whom are committed neither to the discipline of theology nor to Christian faith, into a style of critical reflection that largely depends on both of these commitments. In a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theological Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Marzocchi, Alison S.; Turner, Kelly; Druken, Bridget K. – PRIMUS, 2019
We present a mathematical activity called graph talks as a new pedagogical routine to intertwine social justice issues and mathematics. Adapted from "number talks," graph talks involve students analyzing, interpreting, and discussing real-life data represented in graphs. Graphs may be strategically selected to both highlight a relevant…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Undergraduate Students