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Emerging research and practices on first-year students

Ryan D. Padgett editor. 2014

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  • Title:
    Emerging research and practices on first-year students
  • Author: Ryan D. Padgett editor.
  • Subjects: Education, Higher; Academic achievement; Electronic books
  • Description: Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Students; CONTENTS; EDITOR'S NOTES; Reference; 1 Conceptual Considerations for First-Year Assessment; Objectives and Outcomes; Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methodologies; National Surveys and Locally Developed Assessment Instruments; Direct and Indirect Measures; Conclusion; References; 2 High-Impact Practices and the First-Year Student; Service Learning; Using NSSE Data: Augustana College (IL); Learning Communities; Using NSSE Data: Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI; IN); Undergraduate Research
    Using NSSE Data: Clemson University (SC)Methods; Sample; Measures; Analysis; Results; Conclusions; References; Appendix: Dependent Variables: Scales and Component Items; Approaches to Deep Learning; Higher Order Learning; Integrative Learning; Reflective Learning; Self-Reported Gains; Practical Gains; Personal and Social Gains; General Education Gains; Student Satisfaction; 3 Good Practices for Whom? A Vital Question for Understanding the First Year of College; Methods; Instruments and Data Collection; Independent Variables; Dependent Variables; Analysis; Findings; Discussion; References
    4 Programs and Practices That Retain Students From the First to Second Year: Results From a National Study Introduction; Research Background; Research Objective; Methodology; Data Source and Sample; Data Analyses; Results and Discussion; First-Year Curriculum; Discussing Course Content With Other Students Outside of Class; Other First-Year Experiences; Conclusion and Implications; Note; References; 5 The First-Year Experience in Community Colleges; Introduction; Characteristics of First-Year Experience Programs and the Extant Research; Core Components of FYE Programs; First-Year Seminars
    Learning Communities Orientation; Early Alert Systems; Academic Advising; Student Engagement and Student Success; National Initiatives; Strategies for Integrating Research and Program Delivery and Using Data; Meet Early and Periodically; Specify Program Objectives; Identify Data; Assign Responsibility for Collecting and Storing Data; Agree on Data Analyses; Present Data and Information Clearly and Simply; Collaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate; Challenges of Delivering and Conducting Research; Transient Student Populations; Part-Time Enrollment; Conclusion; References; INDEX; EULA
    What factors contribute to students' lasting success? Much research has explored the impact of the first year of college on student retention and success. With the new performance-based funding initiatives, institutional administrators are taking a laser-focused approach to aligning retention and success strategies to first-year student transition points.This volume enlightens the discussion and highlights new directions for assessment and research practices within the scope of the first year experience. Administrators, faculty, and data scientists provide a conceptual and analytical approach t
  • Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley
  • Creation Date: 2014
  • Format: 1 online resource (106 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-118-99375-6;ISBN1-118-99376-4
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991003077043403381$$I01TRAILS_CARROLL
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911681116603366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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