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Case, K. F. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
For students of color, succeeding at predominantly white campuses may be more challenging than at minority-serving institutions. Educational leaders must strive to enhance the learning of this growing group of college learners as campuses increase in ethnic diversity. Culturally responsive teaching (Gay, 2000) and exemplary teaching (Bain, 2004)…
Descriptors: College Students, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Faculty
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Goodman, Sheryl Baratz; Cirka, Carol Cabrey – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2009
The authors investigated changes in self-efficacy in writing and writing apprehension in a sample of first-year college students in an interdisciplinary writing-intensive course taught by faculty from varied disciplines at a liberal arts college. Results showed that self-efficacy in writing significantly increased while writing apprehension…
Descriptors: Writing Attitudes, First Year Seminars, Self Efficacy, Liberal Arts
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Wang, Aimin; Mosley-Howard, G. Susan; Witte, Raymond; Zhang, Jun – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2009
The authors examine the interaction of teaching and culture as it relates to students' perceptions of course difficulty. Course content was found to be the most important factor in students' views of courses. For a difficult course, "study hard" was rated as most important to the students' perception of course success by all ethnic groups. In…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Ethnic Groups, Course Content, Asian American Students
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Tuitt, Franklin – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2008
Through a qualitative investigation, the author examined the experiences of 12 Black graduate students to understand better the impact of stereotype threat (Steele, 1997a , 1999) and performance anxieties (Osborne, 2001) on their education in a traditionally white institution (TWI). The results of this study illustrate how some students enter the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Stereotypes, Educational Environment, Classroom Environment
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Rovai, Alfred P.; Gallien, Louis B., Jr.; Wighting, Mervyn J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2008
This case study examines academic achievement and learning style preferences among Black and white graduate students attending a predominantly white university. Results provide evidence that Black students at this graduate school possess a stronger generalized preference for the dependent learning style, a less significant preference for the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Graduate Students, Cognitive Style, Independent Study
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Strayhorn, Terrell L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2008
Research examining the influence of collaborative learning experiences on students' intellectual development has been somewhat inconclusive and largely based on samples of white, traditional-aged college students. Using data from the College Student Experiences Questionnaire (Pace, 1990), the author examines this relationship for a random sample…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Practices, Intellectual Development, Males