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Breaking through the access barrier [electronic resource] : how academic capital formation can improve policy in higher education / Edward P. St. John, Shouping Hu, Amy S. Fisher.

Author/Creator:
St. John, Edward P.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (297 p.)
Subjects:
Academic achievement -- United States.
College preparation programs -- United States.
Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Breaking Through the Access Barrier argues that the policies designed to address inequalities in college access are failing to address underlying issues of inequality. This book introduces academic capital formation (ACF), a groundbreaking new theory defined by family knowledge of educational options and the opportunities for pursuing them. The authors suggest focusing on intervention programs and public policy to promote improvement in academic preparation, college information, and student aid. This textbook offers: a new construct-academic capi
Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF FIGURES; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 INTRODUCTION; Part I: Academic Capital Formation; 2 REFRAMING; 3 FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT; 4 ACADEMIC PREPARATION; 5 COLLEGE TRANSITIONS; 6 ENGAGED LEARNING; 7 COLLEGE SUCCESS AND COMMITMENT TO UPLIFT; Part II: Informing Public Policy; 8 ACADEMIC CAPITAL FORMATION; 9 INFORMING PUBLIC POLICY; APPENDIX 1 FACTOR ANALYSIS FOR FAMILY ENGAGEMENT IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOLARS PROGRAM; APPENDIX 2 PREPARATION BY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOLARS IN THE CLASS OF 2004
APPENDIX 3 ANALYSIS OF COLLEGE DESTINATIONS OF GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS AND COMPARISON STUDENTSAPPENDIX 4 PROPENSITY SCORE MATCHING COMPARING PELL RECIPIENT TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOLARS WITH OTHER PELL RECIPIENTS; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Fisher, Amy S.
Hu, Shouping.
ISBN:
1-136-95238-1
1-136-95239-X
1-282-93043-5
9786612930430
0-203-84901-9
OCLC:
741356682
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