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Author Bridglall, Beatrice L., 1968-

Title Teaching and learning in higher education : studies of three student development programs / Beatrice L. Bridglall
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]
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Contents Persistent underperformance & underrepresentation. Current issues and trends in higher education -- Creating effective social and intellectual communities/environments in higher education : a theoretical perspective -- Contemporary exemplars of excellence. Introducing the Meyerhoff Scholars Program : student underrepresentation in STEM -- Preparing students for research careers : the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Beatrice L. Bridglall, Freeman A. Hrabowski, III and Kenneth Maton -- Introducing the Opportunity Programs : the benefits of high attainment/completion rates in context -- Creating opportunities to learn : the Opportunity Programs at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY / Susan Layden, Beatrice L. Bridglall and Sheldon Solomon -- Introducing the Pre-Medical Program : a brief historical overview of medical education -- A model for preparing students for medical school : Xavier University in New Orleans -- Research and policy implications. Recommendations and policy implications -- Appendix A : overview of the study
Summary This book investigates three discrete models from which we can distill a set of strategies for promoting high student achievement, retention, and completion rates in higher education. They include: the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; the Opportunity Programs at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York; and the Premedical Program at Xavier University in New Orleans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject College student development programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739177346 (electronic bk.)
1299831974 (ebk)
9780739177341 (electronic bk.)
9781299831971 (ebk)