The college fear factor : how students and professors misunderstand one another /

From the Publisher: They're not the students strolling across the bucolic liberal arts campuses where their grandfathers played football. They are first-generation college students-children of immigrants and blue-collar workers-who know that their hopes for success hinge on a degree. But colleg...

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Main Author: Cox, Rebecca D.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1:
  • Today's college students
  • Part 1:
  • Students
  • 2:
  • Student fear factor
  • 3:
  • Student aspirations: getting the biggest bang for the buck
  • 4:
  • How is that helping us?
  • Part 2:
  • Classroom Dynamics
  • 5:
  • College teaching
  • 6:
  • Professors who "come down to our level"
  • Part 3:
  • Gatekeeping
  • 7:
  • Academic literacies
  • 8:
  • Reimagining college from the inside out
  • Appendix: Research studies
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index.