Serving the New Majority Student

Working from Within to Transform the Institution

Author: Eric Malm,Marguerite Weber

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475836023

Category: Education

Page: 126

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The New Majority Student utilizes a business perspective to academic transformation, providing a guide to how universities can restructure to meet student needs. The contributors provide frameworks of how institutions can reallocate technology, effort (internal, external, student, faculty) and finances to reimagine programs.
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The new majority

a look at what the preponderance of women in journalism education means to the schools and to the professions

Author: Maurine Hoffman Beasley,Kathryn T. Theus,University of Maryland, College Park. College of Journalism. Women's Project

Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 182

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The New Majority

Adult Learners in the University

Author: Duncan D. Campbell

Publisher: University of Alberta

ISBN: 9780888640451

Category: Education

Page: 146

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Academic Transformation

A Design Approach for the New Majority

Author: Eric Malm,Marguerite Weber

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475836058

Category: Education

Page: 114

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This book is a call to transform colleges and universities to meet the academic and student experience needs of New Majority students, who are older, likely to swirl among institutions, and balance significant adult responsibilities. We also call on adult educators to become advocates, allies, and resources for needed reforms.
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Designing for Learning

Creating Campus Environments for Student Success

Author: C. Carney Strange,James H. Banning

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118823524

Category: Education

Page: 368

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Designing for Learning is an update to the author's groundbreaking work, Educating by Design. Through examples, case studies, and questions for reflection and discussion this book guides readers from theory to practice. The authors present new coverage of the most pressing issues in higher education today including universal design; learning communities and social networking; multicultural environments; virtual environments and online learning; safety and inclusion. Anyone involved in online or on campus environments, from institutional leaders to facilities coordinators to administrative staff, will appreciate these eye-opening principles. The colleges and universities of the future will be designed with purpose. Designing for Learning provides readers with the inspiration and knowledge they need to create environments that lead to long-term success.--INSIDE FLAP.
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Serving Students with Disabilities

New Directions for Student Services, Number 91

Author: Holley A. Belch

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 1118216652

Category: Education

Page: 110

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This issue examines what student services professionals can do to ensure the success of the growing population of students with disabilities. The contributors explore the critical role that community and dignity play in creating a meaningful educational experience for students with disabilities and show how to help these students gain meaningful access and full participation in campus activities. In addition to such common concerns as fulfilling legal requirements and overcoming architectural barriers, the contributors also address a full range of important issues such as effective approaches to recruitment and retention, strategies for career and academic advising, and the impact of financial resources on funding programs and services. This is the 91st issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Student Services.
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Higher Education and First-Generation Students

Cultivating Community, Voice, and Place for the New Majority

Author: R. Jehangir

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230114679

Category: Education

Page: 212

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Offers readers a rich understanding of the experience of students who are first in their family to attend college. This book is a theoretically informed study of the lived experience of FG students and draws on their voices to demonstrate how their insights interface with what we, as educators, think we know about them.
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