Promising and High-Impact Practices

Student Success Programs in the Community College Context: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 175
Genre: Education
Original Publish Date: Sep 21, 2016
Product Number: EB00703030
Released: Apr 29, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119319405
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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With calls for community colleges to play a greater role in increasing college completion, promising or high-impact practices (HIPs) are receiving attention as means to foster persistence, degree completion, and other desired academic outcomes. These include learning communities, orientation, first-year seminars, and supplemental instruction, among many others. This volume explores the latest research on: -how student success program research is conceptualized and operationalized, -evidence for ways in which interventions foster positive student outcomes, -critical inquiry of how students themselves experience them, and -challenges and guidance regarding program design, implementation and evaluation. This is the 175th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

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