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Higher education for high risk students.

John Egerton

Higher education for high risk students.

by John Egerton

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Published by [Southern Education Foundation] in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children with social disabilities -- Education,
  • Education, Higher,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States,
  • African Americans -- Education

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSouthern Education Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14483280M
    OCLC/WorldCa326132

      As online education proliferates, is it effective for those students who are already at risk because they may not have been well prepared for higher education in the first place? According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, students who are the least well prepared for traditional college also fare the worst in online courses. The Latino education crisis is not simply a result of immigration. Successive generations of Latinos do tend to outperform their parents, if those parents are very undereducated. 5 In 21st-century America, however, it is not sufficient for each generation to advance from a 6th grade education to an 8th grade education and so forth. Educational progress for Latinos has for the most part stalled.

    Fig 3: Comparison of finance risks in , , and risk registers ² HEFCE ‘Financial health of the higher education sector, to forecasts’ November p11 ³ HEFCE ‘Financial health of the higher education sector, to forecasts’ November p   They are based on the theory that if you engage underrepresented students in a rigorous curriculum, with strong academic and social support, tied to the incentive of earning college credit, those students are more likely to pursue higher education. 60 In the El Paso program, students earn associate’s degrees while also completing high school.

    Indebted students may not earn enough to repay their loans after they graduate or, worse, fail to graduate. For students who cannot pay for college without borrowing, this risk is both a disincentive and a penalty. Greater risk undermines the efficacy of federal financial aid policy that seeks to promote access to higher by: 3.   Mentoring At-Risk Students Through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mentori 4/5.


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Although quality of education does not seem to be a public issue, it is for most of this book’s authors. Quality of education has very recently become a national issue, with Secretary of Education Margaret Spelling’s leading the pack with requests for accountability in higher education.

“In higher education, we’ve invested tens of. Student attrition is a major problem for American colleges and universities because an increasing number of enrollees fit the demographic and socioeconomic profile of "high-risk" students, who consist in general of minorities, the academically disadvantaged, the disabled, and those of low socioeconomic status.

Declining enrollments leave institutions with unused building capacity, increased Cited by: 4. "High Risk" Students and Higher Education: Future Trends. ERIC Digest. Attrition is a major problem for American colleges and universities, and efforts to retain students are stymied and made complex because an increasing number of enrollees fit the socioeconomic.

Higher education for "high risk" students. Atlanta: [Southern Education Foundation], (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Egerton; Southern Education Foundation. HIGHER EDUCATION is an international journal in the multidisciplinary field of higher education research. Its policy is Higher education for high risk students.

book give priority to papers that are relevant to the international higher education research and policy community. English Language Editing. For editors and reviewers to accurately assess the work presented in your manuscript.

Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education reveals how the institutional culture and social networks of universities influence the academic success of underrepresented students. This book is based on a qualitative study that integrates a sociological and higher education theoretical framework to examine the impact of mentoring programs on students Cited by: 6.

High-risk students and higher education: future trends. Risk and attrition: a summary of findings --Implications for practice --The need for additional research.

Series Title: ASHE-ERIC higher education report,no. Responsibility. College Introducing At-Risk Students to Higher Education By Paul Hernandez Before graduate school, before my undergraduate degree, before community college, all throughout K, I was an “at-risk” student—at risk of dropping out of school.

At-risk students who enrolled in a four-year college were more likely to report receiv-ing help from school personnel in filling out their application (56 percent) than either those who enrolled in other postsecondary education (44 percent) or those who had never enrolled (43 percent) (table 10).

The dramatic shift in financial status of incoming students has not only removed the assumption that attending a traditional four-year college or university was the next step after high school, but it shifted the onus of responsibility to prove value to higher education institutions.

The Old Approach. 46 percent Hiring freezes. 37 percent. Higher Education Products & Services. We’re constantly creating and innovating more effective and affordable ways to learn. Explore our products and services, and discover how you can make learning possible for all students.

professionals in higher education. Each risk category—financial, research, athletics, human resources, risk and safety—is a reflection of its field. Keep in mind that many types of risk cross campus disciplines. The reason for grouping and giving specific definition to them is to make the reporting process as consistent and effective as File Size: KB.

Students More Higher education High-risk research Moves are afoot to encourage researchers to be more adventurous Natasha Gilbert.

Tue 20 Jun : Natasha Gilbert. In her recent book Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Education (Lexington Books), Smith offers suggestions for how colleges and universities can guide at-risk students – low-income students, first-generation students and underrepresented minorities – through what she calls higher education’s “hidden curriculum.

percent) of at-risk students aspired to a bachelor’s degree in the tenth grade, compared with four out of five students (81 percent) not at risk. About 44 percent of at-risk stu-dents progressed to step 2 (were at least minimally prepared academically to attend a four-year college), compared with 75 percent of students not at risk.

A collection of essays about the state of higher education in America, it is simultaneously fascinating and depressing. The essays in the middle of the book were the strongest for me, and while a few of them came up short (in particular, one discussing diversity in higher education turned what I believe is a class issue into a racial one - while closely linked, I continue to dislike this /5.

The Georgia Higher Education Data Book provides insights into the diversity of Georgia’s colleges and students and the state’s approach to public higher education. This report will help you better understand the students in Georgia’s colleges, how Georgia funds.

possible solutions. Findings suggest that students from career academies have higher academic achievement upon leaving high school, less need for remediation in English at the university, and a 4 percentage-point increase in graduation from the university File Size: 68KB. The Alcohol Education Project of Hobart and William Smith Colleges is a broad collection of education and research initiatives.

Its purpose is to better inform students, faculty and staff in higher education and secondary school settings nationwide about alcohol and other drugs and related social norms and address problems of abuse.

This report, “Risk Management for Higher Education,” provides a comprehensive risk assessment process that was developed under a grant from the American International Group, Inc. (AIG) for determining the risk to students and faculty at colleges and universities from all risks, natural and manmade, including crime.

File Size: KB. This paper describes a program at Henderson State University, Arizona, that provides interventions for at-risk college students in an effort to keep them in higher education.

The Office of Retention provides a wide range of academic assistance services including summer freshman orientation, assessment for non-traditional students, general education audits, career exploration, academic advising Cited by: 4.

Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) issues increasingly pervade higher education information technology. As institutional investment in IT and reliance on information systems have grown, so has the need for reliable structures and measures to ensure success and minimize failure.

Higher education IT GRC programs are in the development stage.the knowledge gained by their experience in managing the higher education institution. The example of one higher education institution is used in analyzing the risk, and initial model was developed further with corrections in accordance to specifics and conditions is made.

Keywords: Risk, Management, Higher education institutions IntroductionFile Size: KB.