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📒Supporting Students College Success ✍ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
✏Supporting Students College Success Book Summary : The importance of higher education has never been clearer. Educational attainmentâ€"the number of years a person spends in schoolâ€"strongly predicts adult earnings, as well as health and civic engagement. Yet relative to other developed nations, educational attainment in the United States is lagging, with young Americans who heretofore led the world in completing postsecondary degrees now falling behind their global peers. As part of a broader national college completion agenda aimed at increasing college graduation rates, higher education researchers and policy makers are exploring the role of intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies in supporting student success. Supporting Studentsâ€™ College Success: The Role of Assessment of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies identifies 8 intrapersonal competencies (competencies involving self-management and positive self-evaluation) that can be developed through interventions and appear to be related to persistence and success in undergraduate education. The report calls for further research on the importance of these competencies for college success, reviews current assessments of them and establishes priorities for the use of current assessments, and outlines promising new approaches for improved assessments.
📒College Success ✍ Bob Roth
✏College Success Book Summary : All parents want their children to be successful in college. For most, success means that their children graduate from college with a good job or are accepted to Graduate School. This book is for parents who want to help their children achieve the success they desire in college and beyond. Clearly, there are paths that lead to those two goals, paths that are often unknown or unclear to parents and students alike. For that reason, the author describes and emphasizes the key factors that lead to college, employment and career success. Parents also receive much useful advice on how to help their children capitalize on their natural talents, find their stride and pursue their dreams. The early chapters quickly take readers through the years prior to college, so parents with children who are not yet in college can determine if they are ready and what they need. In fact, some students may benefit from taking a year off after high school. For parents with children about to enter college or already in college, the author has included the information, tools, techniques and suggestions that both parents and students need. Parents will learn how students can avoid the ugly side of college life, how students can select their major and career direction, the three areas in which students must excel, the universal success skills students should develop, the 18 myths that students believe, the importance of accomplishments, the value of preparation and much more. Most importantly, parents will learn to play an effective supporting role in student success. Each chapter of this book covers a topic that all college parents should understand and address. With the information provided, parents will have the ability to help their children chart a course that can significantly improve their chances for success, during and after college.
📒A Pocket Guide To College Success ✍ Jamie Shushan
✏A Pocket Guide to College Success Book Summary : Short and to-the-point, A Pocket Guide to College Success, offers practical coverage on the topics typically covered in a full-size college success text, from academic skills like managing your time, critical thinking, and note taking to life skills such as money management, stress reduction, and pursuing your career path. The second edition of A Pocket Guide to College Success provides additional support on the transition to college as well as features new coverage on motivation, mindset, and goal-setting to help students be successful from the start. With even more emphasis on asking questions, this text focuses on helping students ask the right questions to the right people so that they can drive their own college success. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LaunchPad for College Success, our online course space that includes videos, the LearningCurve adaptive online assessment tool, and more. A full package of instructional support materials provides instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention. Also available: ACES, a nationally norm-referenced student self-assessment of non-cognitive and cognitive skills.
📒College Success For Students With Disabilities ✍ Irene Ingersoll
✏College Success for Students with Disabilities Book Summary : The demanding workload and fast pace of college often overwhelm students. Without access to the right resources, many of the three million U.S. college students with disabilities fail or drop out—at a much higher rate than their peers. This guide helps students, parents, counselors and psychologists find the appropriate resources and accommodations to help students with disabilities successfully transition to college. The author explains Americans with Disabilities Act laws and outlines steps for requesting and implementing college staff, classroom and testing accommodations. Student testimonies are included, advising on which assistive technologies and resources have worked to achieve academic success.
📒Supporting Student Diversity In Higher Education ✍ Michelle Morgan
✏Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education Book Summary : Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education is a working manual that is designed to help managers, academics and members of the professional service teams within universities, recruit and support a diverse student body across the student lifecycle at the same time as delivering a quality student experience in a challenging and pressured environment. Using the Student Experience Practitioner Model as a framework, this book helps colleagues responsible for improving the student experience navigate their way through the maze of student diversity across all levels of study, determining what to deliver, how to deliver it and to whom. It interlinks academic, welfare and support activities at faculty department, school, course and university level to support the student in their university journey. Containing 40 practical and innovative undergraduate UK and international case studies from across 12 countries spanning four continents, this book provides practical examples of recruiting and supporting a diverse student body. It includes initiatives to support: mature students (e.g. academic re-engagement); students with special needs (e.g. dyslexia and other disabilities); international students (e.g. language support requirements); students at risk (e.g. lower socio-economic groups, care leavers, male learners); Transfer and direct entry students (e.g. supporting students through this transition); individual learners and their learning needs (impact of personality on learning); students who support students (e.g. peer support). This book will be of great use to senior and middle administrative managers and academics involved in the recruitment, retention and progression of students; and also to anyone involved in education policy and students aiming to work in higher education.
📒Your Guide To College Success Strategies For Achieving Your Goals ✍ Jane S. Halonen
✏Your Guide to College Success Strategies for Achieving Your Goals Book Summary : YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 7th Edition, supports students as they adjust and learn to thrive in college, providing students with a foundation to become independent learners. The Seventh Edition can be used with any college student--fresh out of high school, returning to the classroom after being in the workforce, native-born or international. The new edition is now organized to reflect the basis of the college success model that has framed previous editions of this textbook. The unique six-part learning model helps students focus on achievable strategies in the following areas: Know Yourself, Clarify Values, Develop Competence, Manage Life, Connect and Communicate, and Build a Bright Future. Revised in terms of both content and design, the Seventh Edition contains new student profiles, expanded career success sections and hundreds of new references to make each chapter more current and satisfying. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Supporting Student Scholars ✍ Angelita Figueroa Salas
✏Supporting Student Scholars Book Summary : Abstract: This study examined the role of a federally funded, TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program designed to increase the retention and persistence of first-generation, low income students at a large, public university. While there is ample research focusing on the effectiveness of the SSS programs, there are few qualitative studies presenting the student participants' perspective about their experiences with the services provided. The participants (n =20) in this study were divided into two groups: 10 students who had participated in a 5 week, summer bridge program, and 10 students with similar characteristics but who did not actively participate in the SSS program. Findings suggested that from the perspective of the first-generation and low-income college students in this study, support programs assisted them with finding a community on campus, offered validating experiences that fostered involvement, and promoted a sense of belonging that encouraged retention and persistence.
✏Light on the Path A Christian Perspective on College Success Book Summary : LIGHT ON THE PATH guides you to success in college with a distinctively Christian flavor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Assessment And Placement ✍ Bruce Vandal
✏Assessment and Placement Book Summary : Evidence is mounting that the vast majority of students who are currently placed into prerequisite remedial education could be successful in gateway college-Ưlevel courses if they receive additional academic support as a corequisite. Recent research on college placement exams reveals that the exams are unreliable at predicting college success, and adding multiple measures like high school GPA only marginally improves predictability. Because of the exams' poor predictability, there is reason to believe that using assessments to place students into stand-Ưalone remedial education is worse than placing all students into gateway courses. Complete College America (CCA) recommends creating a placement range that results in the vast majority of students being placed into gateway college-Ưlevel courses, allowing colleges to assess the readiness of students for college-Ưlevel content and design appropriate academic support for students who need it.
📒The Latino Student S Guide To College Success ✍ Leonard A. Valverde
✏The Latino Student s Guide to College Success Book Summary : Offers advice to Latino students considering or already in a university or community college, including tips on choosing a college, strategies for academic success, and success stories from notable Latinos.