Mentoring at-risk students through the hidden curriculum of higher education
- Smith, Buffy.
- Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 
- Physical description
- xvi, 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
LC4091 .S57 2013
- Unknown LC4091 .S57 2013
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index.
- Introduction Chapter 1: Invest Now or Pay Later Chapter 2: Learning at the Margins Chapter 3: Decoding the Hidden Curriculum Chapter 4: Transforming Mentoring Programs Chapter 5: Play to Win: Learn the Rules Chapter 6: Overcoming Mentoring Barriers: Do Not Give Up Conclusion Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C.
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- Publisher's Summary
- 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' acquisition of institutional cultural capital and social capital during their college experience. This book offers an innovative mentoring model that illuminates how students can navigate the hidden curriculum of higher education. In addition, the book provides practical strategies on how to avoid academic mine fields in order to thrive in college. This book is written for administrators, faculty, student affairs professionals and students to promote retention, academic success, and create a more transparent, inclusive, and equitable higher education system. See here for an article by the author on mentoring programs in colleges and universities published in Inside Higher Ed: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/08/04/book-argues-mentor ing-programs-should-try-unveil-colleges-hidden-curriculum To learn about a recent presentation by the author, see here: http://diverseeducation. com/article/66772/?utm_campaign=Diverse Newsletter 3&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&elq=82772667e2334157934731f c05a8fe9c&elqCampaignId=358.
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- Youth with social disabilities > Education > United States.
- Minorities > Education (Higher) > United States.
- Mentoring in education > United States.
- College students > United States > Social conditions.
- Universities and colleges > United States > Sociological aspects.
- Academic achievement > United States.
- Publication date
- Buffy Smith.