Aspiring Adults Adrift

Aspiring Adults Adrift

Sure to be widely discussed, Aspiring Adults Adrift will compel us once again to re-examine the aims, approaches, and achievements of higher education.

Author: Richard Arum

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226197142

Category: Education

Page: 264

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Few books have ever made their presence felt on college campuses—and newspaper opinion pages—as quickly and thoroughly as Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s 2011 landmark study of undergraduates’ learning, socialization, and study habits, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. From the moment it was published, one thing was clear: no university could afford to ignore its well-documented and disturbing findings about the failings of undergraduate education. Now Arum and Roksa are back, and their new book follows the same cohort of undergraduates through the rest of their college careers and out into the working world. Built on interviews and detailed surveys of almost a thousand recent college graduates from a diverse range of colleges and universities, Aspiring Adults Adrift reveals a generation facing a difficult transition to adulthood. Recent graduates report trouble finding decent jobs and developing stable romantic relationships, as well as assuming civic and financial responsibility—yet at the same time, they remain surprisingly hopeful and upbeat about their prospects. Analyzing these findings in light of students’ performance on standardized tests of general collegiate skills, selectivity of institutions attended, and choice of major, Arum and Roksa not only map out the current state of a generation too often adrift, but enable us to examine the relationship between college experiences and tentative transitions to adulthood. Sure to be widely discussed, Aspiring Adults Adrift will compel us once again to re-examine the aims, approaches, and achievements of higher education.
Categories: Education

What s the Point of College

What s the Point of College

Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on
College Campuses (Chicago, 2010). 17. Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa,
Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Students (Chicago, 2014).
18. Fareed ...

Author: Johann N. Neem

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 9781421429885

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Exploring how we can ensure that America's colleges remain places for intellectual inquiry and reflection, Neem does not just provide answers to the big questions surrounding higher education—he offers readers a guide for how to think about them.
Categories: Education

The Power of Student Agency

The Power of Student Agency

Aspiring adults adrift: Tentative transitions of college graduates. Chicago, IL:
University of Chicago Press. Ary, D., Jacobs, L. C., Irvine, C. K. S., & Walker, D. (
2013). Introduction to research in education (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage.
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Author: Anindya Kundu

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780807763889

Category: Education

Page:

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How can we promote the learning and well-being of all students, especially those who come from some of the most disadvantaged backgrounds? Anindya Kundu argues that we can fight against deeply rooted inequalities in the American educational system by harnessing student agency--each person's unique capacity for positive change. To make his case, Kundu draws powerful narratives from a population of individuals who beat the odds to become academically and professionally successful. These strivers have overcome challenges such as broken families, homelessness, unexpected pregnancies, forms of abuse, incarceration, and more, to make it in the world. But it wasn't simply individualism, tenacity, resilience, or grit that helped them. Rather, as Kundu illustrates, it was a combination of social and cultural supports that paved the path towards their dreams, harnessing the inherent power of their agency. Book Features: A counter-narrative to the popular misconception that all students need is "grit." A strengths-based approach to education that is sensitive to students' communities and cultures. Rich, first-person quotes from individuals who have overcome immense odds. Useful diagrams for educational stakeholders on the relationship between grit and agency. Descriptions of dense sociological concepts presented in plain terms. Inclusion of fundamental and new waves in psychology.
Categories: Education

Millennial Missionaries

Millennial Missionaries

Arroyo, Raymond. Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve
and a Network of Miracles. New York: Doubleday, 2005. Arum, Richard, and
Jospia Roksa. Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates.

Author: Katherine Dugan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190875961

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 621

Millennials in the U.S. have been characterized as uninterested in religion, as defectors from religious institutions, and as agnostic about the role of religious identity in their culture. Amid the rise of so-called "nones," though, there has also been a countervailing trend: an increase in religious piety among some millennial Catholics. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), which began evangelizing college students on American university campuses in 1998, hires recent college graduates to evangelize college students and promote an attractive and culturally savvy Catholicism. These millennial Catholics have personal relationships with Jesus, attend Mass daily, and know and defend papal teachings, while also being immersed in U.S. popular culture. With their skinny jeans, devotional tattoos, and large-framed glasses, FOCUS missionaries embody a hip, attractive style of Catholicism. They promote a faith that interweaves distinctly Catholic identity with outreach methods of twentieth-century evangelical Protestants and the anxieties of middle-class emerging adulthood. Though this new generation of missionaries lives according to strict gender essentialism prescribed by papal teachings-including the notions that men lead while women follow and that biology dictates gender roles-they also support stay-at-home fatherhood and women earning MBAs. Millennial Missionaries examines how these young people navigate their Catholic and American identities in the twenty-first century. Illuminating the ways missionaries are reshaping American Catholic identity, Katherine Dugan explores the contemporary U.S. religious landscape from the perspective of millennials who proudly proclaim "I am Catholic"-and devote years of their lives to convincing others to do the same.
Categories: Religion

Improving Quality in American Higher Education

Improving Quality in American Higher Education

This collection of faculty voices is a must read for all those involved in higher education." —Richard J. Shavelson, former dean, Stanford University Graduate School of Education; author, Measuring College Learning Responsibly Solidly ...

Author: Richard Arum

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119268505

Category: Education

Page: 352

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An ambitious, comprehensive reimagining of 21st century higher education Improving Quality in American Higher Education outlines the fundamental concepts and competencies society demands from today's college graduates, and provides a vision of the future for students, faculty, and administrators. Based on a national, multidisciplinary effort to define and measure learning outcomes—the Measuring College Learning project—this book identifies 'essential concepts and competencies' for six disciplines. These essential concepts and competencies represent efforts towards articulating a consensus among faculty in biology, business, communication, economics, history, and sociology—disciplines that account for nearly 40 percent of undergraduate majors in the United States. Contributions from thought leaders in higher education, including Ira Katznelson, George Kuh, and Carol Geary Schneider, offer expert perspectives and persuasive arguments for the need for greater clarity, intentionality, and quality in U.S. higher education. College faculty are our best resource for improving the quality of undergraduate education. This book offers a path forward based on faculty perspectives nationwide: Clarify program structure and aims Articulate high-quality learning goals Rigorously measure student progress Prioritize higher order competencies and disciplinarily grounded conceptual understandings A culmination of over two years of efforts by faculty and association leaders from six disciplines, this book distills the national conversation into a delineated set of fundamental ideas and practices, and advocates for the development and use of rigorous assessment tools that are valued by faculty, students, and society. Improving Quality in American Higher Education brings faculty voices to the fore of the conversation and offers an insightful look at the state of higher education, and a realistic strategy for better serving our students.
Categories: Education

The Structure of Schooling

The Structure of Schooling

This comprehensive reader in the sociology of education examines important topics and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools.

Author: Richard Arum

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781452205427

Category: Education

Page: 782

View: 370

This comprehensive reader in the sociology of education examines important topics and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools. Drawing from classic and contemporary scholarship, the editors have chosen readings that examine current issues and reflect diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling on individuals and society.
Categories: Education

Sociology Mysoclab Standalone Access Card

Sociology Mysoclab Standalone Access Card

Further, this text focuses on developing the ten essential skills needed for success and gives readers tangible goals to work towards.

Author: Nyu Sociology Department

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0205096980

Category: Social Science

Page:

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. PackagesAccess codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental booksIf you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codesAccess codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE
Categories: Social Science

American Chess Magazine

American Chess Magazine

... docile doctor 7eute add address adept adjoin adjust admire admit adopt adrift
adult advance advise affair afford afraid ... candid claim asleep besiege canine
clapper aspect bestow cannon claret aspire betray canopy clasp assault between
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: SRLF:A0002229532

Category: Chess

Page:

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Categories: Chess

Maui Youth Adrift

Maui Youth Adrift

Harmful community conditions are cleaned up , adult education thrives ,
kindergartens flourish . ... The highest goal to which a society of men and women
can aspire - the creation of a community as nearly perfect as human fallibility and
 ...

Author: Norman C. Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4661446

Category: Juvenile delinquency

Page: 184

View: 809

Categories: Juvenile delinquency

School Library Journal

School Library Journal

They my students to build bridges from the have lost every connection with the
children they were to the adults they past : personal ... nied one of the greatest
human joys , them aspiring writers of children ' s compasses growth and change .
nurturing and remembering a ... as time - fantasy clas - adults , set adrift from their
cultural sics by E . Nesbit , Alison Uttley , heritage by an inadequate education
Lucy ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015020246057

Category: Children's libraries

Page:

View: 164

Categories: Children's libraries

Adult Education Journal

Adult Education Journal

ABOUT BOOKS VOCATIONAL ASPIRATION LEVELS OF This book is not easy
reading . ... Not the least of these relationships is that between the success
EDUCATION FOR A WORLD ADRIFT , by achieved and the success to which he
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015010784034

Category: Adult education

Page:

View: 608

Categories: Adult education

American Sociological Review

American Sociological Review

Adolescents adrift from parental and educational control are more likely than
those with more controls to develop mild or ... Among males with working - class
origins , identification with the subculture of delinquency has a negative effect on
trajectories of early adult status attainment . ... theory focuses on cultural
sociology ( e.g. , Hall and Jefferson 1976 ; the socialization of aspiration and
achievement .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39076001193858

Category: Social systems

Page:

View: 915

Includes sections "Book reviews" and "Periodical literature."
Categories: Social systems

Adult Leadership

Adult Leadership

A minimum of transcendence - man must have something to look up to , to reach
for , some kind of aspiration , if he is to be a man at all . In conclusion , this will
work only if all ... Yes , independent but not adrift . 3 . Flexibility : — not trapped by
a ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015003079093

Category: Adult education

Page:

View: 947

Categories: Adult education

The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery Being a Half yearly Journal Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences Volume 1 CXXIII 1840 July 1901

The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery  Being a Half yearly Journal Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences        Volume 1 CXXIII  1840 July 1901

Loomis inoculated rabbits with material from the bronchial glands of 30 adults
who had died either suddenly or after an acute disease ... infection , which may
occur whenever proper conditions are found for dislodging the bacilli and setting
them adrift in the general or pulmonary circulation . ... of resistance , while the
expansion of the lung should be aided by early and , if necessary , repeated
aspiration .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015073477930

Category:

Page:

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Categories:

The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal

The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal

... of salicylic should be aided by early , and if necessary , repeated acid in many
cases suggests its being ut times a local aspiration . ... Loomis inoculated Dr.
C. M. GREEN read a paper on rabbits with material from the bronchial glands of
30 adults who had died either ... the bacilli and setting them adrift in the the
women of more delicate health of the upper classes general or pulmonary
circulation .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044089568463

Category: Medicine

Page:

View: 925

Categories: Medicine

The Video Source Book

The Video Source Book

Author: David J. WEINER

Publisher:

ISBN: 0810377284

Category: Video recordings

Page:

View: 436

Categories: Video recordings

A Concordance to Herman Melville s Moby Dick

A Concordance to Herman Melville s Moby Dick

... ( 5 ) admonitory ( 1 ) adoring ( 1 ) adrift ( 2 ) adroit ( 1 ) adroop ( 2 ) adult ( 2 )
advanced ( 1 ) advancing ( 6 ) adventurous ... ( 1 ) asphaltic ( 1 ) aspiring ( 1 )
assailable ( 1 ) assailing ( 1 ) assured ( 1 ) Assyrian ( 1 ) astern ( 3 ) astir ( 3 )
astonished ...

Author: Eugene F. Irey

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015008547823

Category: Sea stories, American

Page: 2005

View: 436

Categories: Sea stories, American

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

It is a sad office . hour when the adult loses all that innocence and cries , Two
happier women Mrs. Southmayd had never seen “ There ... Thrift , inand I should
still keep a home , it might consist of six rooms dustry and aspiration bear fruit as
certainly as the apple and or two ... Her would be utterly adrift and lost , not so
much for loneliness friend grew to be so popular among women and children ,
after the ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951P00998527Q

Category: Home economics

Page:

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Categories: Home economics

Publications of the Medieval Association of the Midwest

Publications of the Medieval Association of the Midwest

14 guidance of socially aspiring adults . Some of the romances themselves may
have been ... When the children are born , the fathers set their daughters and
grandsons adrift . The mothers and sons survive the perils of the sea only to be ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556038858239

Category: Civilization, Medieval

Page:

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Categories: Civilization, Medieval

American Children s Literature and the Construction of Childhood

American Children s Literature and the Construction of Childhood

Instead , Alger ' s heroes aspire to the white - collar world of clerking , accounting
, and sales that the growing urban centers offered . ... lucky breaks or instruction
or simply encouragement ; just as often , adults exploit children and disregard
their needs in pursuit of their own success . ... to provide them with both skills to
negotiate the city and those moral values from which they might have been cut
adrift .

Author: Gail Schmunk Murray

Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA

ISBN: UOM:49015002581446

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 276

View: 348

Examines an array of American children's literature, discussing what the messages in the stories reveal about society
Categories: Literary Criticism