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Crisp, Gloria; Baker, Vicki L.; Griffin, Kimberly A.; Lunsford, Laura Gail; Pifer, Meghan J. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The overarching purpose of this monograph is to move the mentoring conversation forward by offering an updated synthesis of the undergraduate mentoring scholarship published between 2008 and 2015. The compendium of research reviewed provides practitioners and researchers with an evidence-based view of the influence of mentoring on the academic and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Interpersonal Relationship, Educational Research
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Baker, Vickie L.; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; Martinez, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
Scholarly learning has been and continues to be largely understudied and misunderstood; oftentimes scholarly learning is only studied in the context of research universities (Neumann, 2009a), thereby failing to acknowledge the ways in which faculty scholarly learning is enacted and supported across institutional types. In this monograph, the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Research Universities, Liberal Arts, Community Colleges
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Lester, Jaime; Klein, Carrie; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The purpose of this monograph is to give readers a practical and theoretical foundation in learning analytics in higher education, including an understanding of the challenges and incentives that are present in the institution, in the individual, and in the technologies themselves. Among questions that are explored and answered are: (1) What are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
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Hallett, Ronald E.; Crutchfield, Rashida – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
This monograph explores how homelessness intersects most social issues that marginalize individuals and negatively influence postsecondary completion, including poverty, foster care, and LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer/questioning, and others) discrimination. As becomes evident, students experiencing homelessness should be considered…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Cain, Timothy Reese – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The unionization of instructional workers is a central feature of U.S. higher education, with more than a quarter of those teaching college classes covered by collectively bargained contracts. Though dated, the best existing numbers indicate that more than 430,000 faculty members, graduate students, and related personnel are in bargaining units;…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Campuses, Student Unions
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Alleman, Nathan F.; Allen, Cara Cliburn; Haviland, Don – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
This monograph is organized into four chapters that build a historical, conceptual, and empirical case for a revised understanding of collegiality and the collegium in light of contemporary faculty differentiation. The first chapter provides definitional introductions to collegiality and the collegium in Part I, then builds the contextual…
Descriptors: Collegiality, College Faculty, Diversity (Faculty), Expertise
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Baxter Magolda, Marcia B.; King, Patricia M. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
In this monograph, the authors identify milestones in the journey toward self-authorship based on the theoretical work of Kegan (1982, 1994) and Baxter Magolda (2001b, 2008, 2009a), as well as the empirical findings from Baxter Magolda's longitudinal study (2001b, 2009a) and the qualitative longitudinal portion of the Wabash National Study of…
Descriptors: Self Actualization, Liberal Arts, College Students, Student Development
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Arnold, Karen D.; Lu, Elissa C.; Armstrong, Kelli J. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
This monograph focuses on the main populations and topics in the college readiness literature. The population of U.S. youth who are traditionally aged high school and college students dominates research; for the most part, the authors concentrate on literature about this population. Within this broad parameter, the review is centrally concerned…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Higher Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Twombly, Susan B.; Salisbury, Mark H.; Tumanut, Shannon D.; Klute, Paul – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
This review seeks to answer two central questions: (1) who studies abroad (or who does not) and why? and (2) what are the outcomes of studying abroad? Participation in study abroad and outcomes of study abroad must be considered in context. Consequently, who participates and the expected outcomes are framed by the reality that, in addition to…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Students, Outcomes of Education, Context Effect
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Evans, Alvin; Chun, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
This monograph examines the emergence of strategic human resource (HR) practices in higher education at a time when the budgetary crisis in public higher education has never been more acute. The wave of financial pressures on public research universities today heralds the advent of an era of unprecedented change. Financial upheaval resulting from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Resources, Public Colleges, Research Universities
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Lee, Amy; Poch, Robert; Shaw, Marta; Williams, Rhiannon D. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
This monograph attempts to bring insights of diverse branches of educational theory to bear on the practical question of how faculty can leverage the diversity students bring to class in ways that support their intercultural learning outcomes. The authors aim to demonstrate the breadth of research establishing a supportive relationship between the…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Student Diversity, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
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DiRamio, David; Jarvis, Kathryn – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2011
This volume is intended to provide useful information about students with military experience who are attending college by blending the theoretical, practical, and empirical. The chapters contain theories, frameworks, facts, and ideas for consideration when approaching the subject of the newest generation of college students who have experienced…
Descriptors: Veterans, Military Service, Higher Education, College Students
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Museus, Samuel D.; Palmer, Robert T.; Davis, Ryan J.; Maramba, Dina C. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2011
This monograph provides educational researchers, policymakers, and practitioners with an overview of existing knowledge regarding factors that influence success among racial and ethnic minority students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) circuit. To accomplish this task, the authors reviewed more than four hundred…
Descriptors: Race, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Research, STEM Education
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Allan, Elizabeth J. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2011
This monograph emerges from the premise that discrimination on the basis of one's sex, gender, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or ethnicity is harmful to advancing a civil society where all citizens have opportunities to contribute to their fullest potential. The chapters included in this monograph are…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Higher Education, Feminism, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Marine, Susan – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2011
This monograph explores the progress being made on American college campuses, particularly four-year colleges and universities, through the lens of change in the time since the Stonewall riots happened in June 1969. Frequently heralded as the opening salvo in the war against oppression of bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender (BGLT) people and…
Descriptors: Colleges, College Students, Resource Centers, Homosexuality
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