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Stebleton, Michael J.; Lee, Crystal K.; Diamond, Kate K. – Review of Higher Education, 2020
This qualitative study explored the experiences of 23 food insecure undergraduate students. We interviewed participants about their experiences with hunger and food access, including how food insecurity affected their daily lives. Using holistic student development as a theoretical framework, our thematic analysis of individual student interviews…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Undergraduate Students, Anxiety
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Blanco, Gerardo Luu; Metcalfe, Amy Scott – Review of Higher Education, 2020
Stratification and status competition are prevalent dynamics. This study explores the construction of legitimacy among some of the most prestigious higher education institutions in North America by analyzing the use of quality emblems (e.g., symbols associated with accreditation or rankings) on institutional websites among members of the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Higher Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Visual Aids
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Tucker, Kathryn; Sharp, Gwen; Qingmin, Shi; Scinta, Tony; Thanki, Sandip – Review of Higher Education, 2020
This study investigated how an embedded peer support model that integrates non-cognitive principles, academic support, and peer mentoring affected students' success in completing gateway first-year courses as well as key measures such as retention at a Hispanic- and Minority-Serving Institution. The results show that the program had a…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Teaching Methods, Mentors, Hispanic American Students
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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Kortegast, Carrie; McCann, Kristin; Branch, Katie; Latz, Amanda O.; Kelly, Bridget Turner; Linder, Chris – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Incorporating visual methods and representations into research opens possibilities for deeper understandings of how individuals experience institutions of higher education. Written and spoken words and numerical data are necessary in research but may be insufficient in developing new understandings of the social world. Participant-generated visual…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Price, Monica Hatfield – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study expands our understanding of how groups influence the higher education policy process through strategic policy narratives. As the number and diversity of interest groups attempting to influence the policy making process in higher education increases, the importance of considering how those interest groups strategically construct and use…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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Klein, Carrie; Lester, Jaime; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – Review of Higher Education, 2019
An instrumental case study was conducted at a large, public research university to understand the organizational barriers, incentives, and opportunities related to adoption of learning analytics tools by faculty members and professional advising staff. Data was culled from focus groups with six faculty and twenty-one advisors and from interview…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Decision Making, Leadership, Academic Advising
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Spencer, George – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study examines the effects of transfer associate degree policies: an articulation approach featuring two-year credentials as a mechanism to transfer credits from two-to four-year institutions. Using institution-level data, I exploit variation in the introduction of these policies across multiple states as a natural experiment. Results suggest…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Transfer Students, Associate Degrees, Credentials
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Garvey, Jason C.; Hart, Jeni; Metcalfe, Amy Scott; Fellabaum-Toston, Jennifer – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We examine the American landscape of higher education quantitative research concerning how gender and sex demographic information is collected. We use a directed content analysis to examine the prevalence and operationalization of gender and sex among widely used higher education survey instruments. Our findings illuminate a seemingly haphazard…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Educational Research, Higher Education, Data Collection
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DesJardins, Stephen L.; Toutkoushian, Robert K.; Hossler, Donald; Chen, Jin – Review of Higher Education, 2019
There is a little information about whether and if so how student aspirations for college change over time. We introduce a conceptual model to explain how student aspirations may change over time, utilize panel methods to examine the extent to which this happens during high school, and investigate which factors are associated with such changes. We…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, High School Students, Grade 9, Grade 11
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Suspitsyna, Tatiana; Shalka, Tricia R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Grounded in a poststructuralist postcolonial theoretical framework, this article presents the results of semiotic chain and critical discourse analyses of four years' worth of publications about China in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The authors argue that colonial tropes in the media representations of the Chinese international student…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Postcolonialism, Discourse Analysis
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Davis, Charles H.F., III; Harris, Jessica C.; Stokes, Sy; Harper, Shaun R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The palpable dissatisfaction and concerns of students, staff, and faculty--often in the form of protests and demonstrations--continue to challenge contemporary college and university campuses. Practical considerations notwithstanding, what remains are questions regarding how higher education scholars can align their research with broader…
Descriptors: Activism, Higher Education, Scholarship, Learner Engagement
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byrd, derria – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This critical literature review investigates how "diversity" and "equity" are employed in top-cited higher education scholarship published between 2000 and 2015. No analysis to date has offered such a comparative exploration relative to well-recognized racial disparities in higher education. Findings reveal a divergence with…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Scholarship, Educational Opportunities
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Wheatle, Katherine I. E.; Commodore, Felecia – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the history of collegiate activism and the influence students have had on institutional, state, and federal policy in the U.S. The paper presents a historiography of student activism that explores how historians have written about student activism, draws connections between the historical narrative and contemporary issues in…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Role, Activism, Educational Policy
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Squire, Dian; Nicolazzo, Z.; Perez, Rosemary J. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This queer phenomenological study examined institutional statements released in support of undocumented individuals after the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We discerned the "template" used when crafting public messages of support for undocumented communities. We suggest…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Immigration, Higher Education, Institutional Mission
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