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Graduate Education At Historically Black Colleges And Universities Hbcus

Author : Robert T. Palmer
ISBN : 9781317302254
Genre : Education
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Highlighting the voices and experiences of Black graduate students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), this book features the perspectives of students from a variety of academic backgrounds and institutional settings. Contributors discuss their motivation to attend an HBCU for graduate studies, their experiences, and how these helped prepare them for their career. To be prepared to serve the increasing number of Black students with access to graduate programs at HBCUs, university administrators, faculty, and staff require a better understanding of these students’ needs and how to meet them. Addressing some of today’s most urgent issues and educational challenges, this book expands the literature on HBCUs and provides insight into the role their graduate schools play in building a diverse academic and professional community.

Higher Education And The Student

Author : Robert Troschitz
ISBN : 9781315448220
Genre : Education
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As one of the pioneers and leading advocates of neoliberalism, Britain, and in particular England, has radically transformed its higher education system over the last decades. Universities have increasingly been required to act like businesses, and students are frequently referred to as customers nowadays. Higher Education and the Student investigates precisely this relation between the changing function of higher education and what we consider the term ‘student’ to stand for. Based on a detailed analysis of government papers, reports, and speeches as well as publications by academics and students, the book explores how the student has been conceptualised within the debate on higher education from the birth of the British welfare state in the 1940s until today. It thus offers a novel assessment of the history of higher education and shows how closely the concept of the student and the way we comprehend higher education are intertwined. Higher Education and the Student opens up a new perspective that can critically inform public debate and future policy – in Britain and beyond. The book should be of great interest to scholars, researchers, and postgraduate students in the fields of higher education; educational policy and politics; and the philosophy, sociology, and history of higher education.

Underserved Populations At Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Author : Cheron H. Davis
ISBN : 9781787548404
Genre : Education
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This book focuses on the experiences of underserved student and faculty at historically Black colleges and universities. Encompassing institutional supports, identity development, and socialization patterns, it explores how “outsider” perspectives will impact future research and practice, while also emphasizing issues of diversity and inclusion.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author : Richard T. Schaefer
ISBN : 9781412926942
Genre : Social Science
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066180392
Genre : American literature
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Student Engagement In Higher Education

Author : Shaun R Harper
ISBN : 9781135859763
Genre : Education
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Student Engagement in Higher Education is an important volume that fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. The editors and authors make clear that diverse populations of students experience college differently and encounter group-specific barriers to success. Informed by relevant theories, each chapter focuses on a different population for whom research confirms that engagement and connectivity to the college experience are problematic, including: low-income students, racial/ethnic minorities, students with disabilities, LGBT students, and several others. The forward-thinking practical ideas offered throughout the book are based on the 41 contributors’ more than 540 cumulative years of full-time work experience in various capacities at two-year and four-year institutions of higher education. Faculty and administrators will undoubtedly find this book complete with fresh strategies to reverse problematic engagement trends among various college student populations.

Meeting The Needs Of African American Women

Author : Mary F. Howard-Hamilton
ISBN : 0787972800
Genre : Education
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When research is traditionally conducted about African Americans in higher education, African American men and women often are treated as a monolithic group, thus masking potentially significant developmental and gender-related differences. This sourcebook identifies and explores critical needs and African American women as students, faculty, and administrators on college campuses; and offers recommendations and suggestions for meeting those needs.

Subject Guide To Books In Print

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ISBN : UOM:39015023726071
Genre : American literature
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Journal Of College Student Development

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ISBN : UOM:39015066387872
Genre : College student development programs
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