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Service Learning and Adult Students: Implications for Academic Achievement and Student-Faculty Interactions
One challenge facing higher education today is the retention of degree-seeking adult students over the age of 25. Adult students have different ways of learning and gaining meaning from their college experience and often ...
Development of American and Foreign-National Female Graduate Students in Engineering at Research Universities
Women continue to be underrepresented among engineering faculty despite decades of reform and intervention. To understand why more graduate women do not pursue careers in academia, this mixed methods study focuses on the ...
SELF-EFFICACY BELIEFS OF FORMER PROBATIONARY STUDENTS
This qualitative study explored the experiences of thirteen former probationary students to better understand how their self-efficacy influenced their academic choices that contributed to academic achievement as well as ...
Undergraduate Student Perspectives on Parent Involvement: Experiences Beyond the First Year
Over the past two decades, the level of parent involvement on college campuses has increased (Janosik, 2004; Merriman, 2008; Wartman & Savage, 2008; Wolf, Sax, & Harper, 2009). The purpose of the qualitative study is to ...
Faculty Attitudes toward Assessment
Within the field of undergraduate program assessment, anecdotal evidence abounds about negative faculty attitudes. Regardless of the common wisdom, there is little research that corroborates these reports. If reports are ...