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Peña, Mauro Ivan; Rhoads, Robert A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
A qualitative case study approach was used to examine Latino male students and First-Year Experience (FYE) programs aimed at promoting student transfer. Two FYE programs at two community colleges in California were studied: Bridgetown Community College and Portlake Community College (pseudonyms). Study participants included four groups: Latino…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Males, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Strom, Katie; Porfilio, Brad – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In an educational context that includes an overarching neoliberal agenda and rapidly expanding inequalities that cross social, racial, class, linguistic, and gender lines, preparing educational leaders to promote social justice in educational systems is more urgent than ever. Framed by critical posthumanism, this self-study inquiry investigates…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Instructional Leadership, Social Justice, Leadership Training
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Binder, Amy J.; Abel, Andrea R. – Sociology of Education, 2019
The study of elites is enjoying a revival at a time of increasing economic inequality. Sociologists of education have been leaders in this area, researching how affluent families position their children to compete favorably in a highly stratified higher education system. However, scholars have done less research on how students do symbolic work of…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Liberal Arts, Undergraduate Students, Social Status
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Rogers-Ard, Rachelle; Knaus, Christopher; Bianco, Margarita; Brandehoff, Robin; Gist, Conra D. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
This article introduces a strategy to diversify the teaching workforce through de-centering teacher education as the primary stakeholder in the preparation of diverse teachers. The article expands the focus on teacher recruitment and retention by proposing a model that counters the educational context of White supremacy through Grow Your Own (GYO)…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Diversity (Faculty), Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
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Cuellar, Marcela G. – American Journal of Education, 2019
A substantial proportion of Latina/o college students enroll at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and emerging HSIs. Utilizing data from the University of California, Los Angeles Cooperative Institutional Research Program, this study quantitatively examines the choice process of Latina/os enrolled at 4-year HSIs, emerging HSIs, and non-HSIs.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Racial Composition, College Choice
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Jenner, Brandy M.; Myers, Kit C. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
While qualitative researchers increasingly accept online video interviews as a reliable method, many maintain concerns about rapport and data quality. Drawing on two separate interview projects conducted in private in-person settings, public in-person settings, and privately via Skype, we compare interview contexts with regard to rapport,…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Videoconferencing, Comparative Analysis
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Zuidema, Leah A.; Daichendt, G. James; Fulcher, Kerry – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Professors from across the academic disciplines at Council for Christian College & Universities (CCCU) institutions have traditionally excelled in their teaching. In recent years, CCCU faculty have also increasingly been expected to conduct research and to publish scholarly work. As CCCU institutions expand research and scholarship…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Benchmarking, College Faculty
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Duesbery, Luke; Frizelle, Sara; Twyman, Todd; Naranjo, Jason; Timmermans, Karren – Journal of Educators Online, 2019
Online classes in teacher education are becoming more common in higher education in the United States as universities realize that the same outcomes can be achieved without requiring preservice and in-service teachers to enter a physical classroom. This provides savings to both the student and university and fosters broader access to higher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Case Studies, Electronic Learning, Higher Education
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Ngo, Federick; Astudillo, Samantha – Educational Researcher, 2019
Ineligibility for state financial aid has traditionally limited undocumented students' access to higher education. Since 2013, the California Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (CA-DREAM) has made state-supported aid available to undocumented college students with demonstrated financial need. We use a difference-in-difference…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Undocumented Immigrants, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Raza, Syeda S.; Saravia, Lydia A.; Katsiaficas, Dalal – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2019
Undocumented college students are often simultaneously navigating multiple social, financial, educational, and legal barriers. The ways in which they navigate their educational journeys are inherently implicated in how they manage the disclosure of their legal status, but few investigations to date have explicitly examined undocumented students'…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Undocumented Immigrants, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Decision Making
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Vater, Ashley; Dahlhausen, Katherine; Coil, David A.; Anderton, Brittany N.; Wirawan, Christain S.; Caparole, Natalia; Furlow, J. David – Bioscene: Journal of College Biology Teaching, 2019
Hands-on research provides insight into the process of science and has been linked to increased retention of students in STEM disciplines. While large research universities can provide valuable undergraduate research experiences in laboratories, most cannot accommodate all of the students seeking research apprenticeships. Course-based…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, Student Research, College Freshmen, Teacher Student Relationship
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Casanova, Carlos R.; Cammarota, Julio – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2019
This ongoing ethnographic study examines how a counter-space, La Libertad, introduces Latin@ students to a liberating pedagogy of praxis which counters dehumanization they experience in their high school. The researcher spent 180+ hours over 14 months in the field collecting data through participant observation, field notes, and personal…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Hispanic American Students, Teaching Methods, High School Students
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Davis, Laura A.; Wolniak, Gregory C.; George, Casey E.; Nelson, Glen R. – AERA Open, 2019
Colleges and universities increasingly rely on their websites to recruit students and convey information about tuition and costs of attendance. Given evidence of growing complexity in institutional tuition policies and cost-setting practices, the study examined how institutions' websites present financial information to the public. Through content…
Descriptors: Tuition, Web Sites, Public Colleges, Information Dissemination
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Lehmann, Curtis – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Service engagement is critical to many higher education institutions. Past research has looked at spiritual change as a result of service engagement, but few studies have looked at how spirituality might contribute to engagement in service projects, particularly from a reasoned action approach. This quantitative study looked at God concept and…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Religious Factors, Undergraduate Students, Tutoring
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Raza, Syeda S.; Williams, Zyshia; Katsiaficas, Dalal; Saravia, Lydia A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Undocumented students are barred from accessing financial aid and face enormous obstacles in completing college (Gonzales, 2009). However, in 2011, California passed the California DREAM Act that granted undocumented students access to state financial aid (California Student Aid Commission, 2016). The purpose of this study was to examine the…
Descriptors: College Students, Undocumented Immigrants, Student Financial Aid, State Aid
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