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Pfund, Christine; Mathieu, Robert; Austin, Ann; Connolly, Mark; Manske, Brian; Moore, Katie – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2012
Graduate students and post-doctoral scholars at research universities will shape the future of undergraduate education in the natural and social sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (the STEM disciplines) in the United States. In 2009 alone, more than 41,000 doctorates were awarded in STEM fields, and if employment trends hold,…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Students, Research Universities
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Solberg, V. Scott; Phelps, L. Allen; Haakenson, Kristin A.; Durham, Julie F.; Timmons, Joe – Journal of Career Development, 2012
Individualized learning plans (ILPs) are being implemented in high schools throughout the United States as strategic planning tools that help students align course plans with career aspirations and often include the development of postsecondary plans. Initial indications are that ILPs may be an important method for helping students achieve both…
Descriptors: Intervention, Teaching Methods, Career Counseling, Strategic Planning
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Unrau, Yvonne A. – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2011
More than 32,000 young people in the United States exit the foster care system in a typical year by aging out to independence (Child Welfare Information Gateway, 2011). Despite available financial support for post-secondary education through the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999, only 20% of college-qualified foster youth attend college and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Young Adults, Foster Care, Developmental Studies Programs
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Brown, Carol; Halder, John; Woodin, Shawn – Community College Journal, 2010
One Indonesian student first learned of the program while working as a street vendor selling handicrafts in Jakarta. Today, she works for a television station in her native country as a newsperson and anchor. Another student was so impressed and gratified by his good fortune that he designed, promoted, and raised funds for a peace statue to erect…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Disadvantaged, Community Colleges, Foreign Students