Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Studies of Three Student Development Programs

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Studies of Three Student Development Programs


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ISBN-13: 9781498557245
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2017
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Beatrice L. Bridglall currently teaches at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. Her research areas include higher, international and comparative education; student development, engagement and persistence in K-12 and higher education; school reform; and program research and evaluation. She has co-edited several books, including Supplementary Education: The Hidden Curriculum of High Academic Achievement (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005), and Affirmative Development: Cultivating Academic Ability (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).

Table of Contents

Part I: Persistent Underperformance & Underrepresentation
Chapter 1: Current Issues and Trends in Higher Education
Chapter 2: Creating Effective Social and Intellectual Communities/Environments in Higher Education: A Theoretical Perspective
Part II: Contemporary exemplars of excellence
Introducing Chapter 3: Student Underrepresentation in STEM
Chapter 3: Preparing Students for Research Careers: The Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Beatrice L. Bridglall, Freeman A. Hrabowski III, and Kenneth Maton
Introducing Chapter 4: The Benefits of High Attainment/Completion Rates in Context
Chapter 4: Creating Opportunities to Learn: The Opportunity Programs at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY
Susan Layden, Beatrice L. Bridglall, and Sheldon Solomon
Introducing Chapter 5: A Brief Historical Overview of Medical Education
Chapter 5: A Model for Increasing Access to Medical School: The Premedical Program at Xavier University in New Orleans
Part III: Research and Policy Implications
Chapter 6: Recommendations & Policy Implications
Appendix A: Overview of the Study

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