Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students

Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students

A fresh look at the influence of economic class on teaching and learning in higher education

Author: Karen A. Becker, Ph.D., Karla M. Krodel, MBA, Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D., Foreword, by Mike Theall, Ph.D.

Publication date: October 14, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-934583-77-7

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This eBook is a powerful tool for improving higher education retention and graduation rates. It’s the first eBook of its kind to provide postsecondary educators, administrators, and student support services personnel with a comprehensive and focused look at both the needs of students and strategies for their success.

Readers will learn to:

– Recognize the impact of economic class on student preparedness and educational success
– Build on students’ existing resources, experiences, and abilities
– Improve effectiveness through curriculum design and programming
– Ensure academic success for the vast majority of those who enter college
– Partner with communities and businesses to support academic progress

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Karen A. Becker, Ph.D., Karla M. Krodel, MBA, Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D., Foreword, by Mike Theall, Ph.D.