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How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights from Twenty Years of Research

How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights from Twenty Years of Research,E. T. Pascarella,P. T. Terenzini

How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights from Twenty Years of Research   (Citations: 719)
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    • ...The first major institutional partitioning of students occurs in terms of enrollment in postsecondary programs and institutions (Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991, 2005; Tinto, 1988)...

    Jon D. Milleret al. Pathways to STEMM Professions for Students From Noncollege Homes

    • ...Parents level of educational attainment is commonly used as a proxy for students social class background for the following reasons: (a) The social class status of ones family of origin has a lasting effect on the social class identification of adults (Jackman & Jackman, 1983), (b) attaining a 4-year degree is important for finding a high-status, professional job and gives one substantial advantages in lifetime earnings (Day & Newburger, 2002; Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991), and (c) among the three commonly used indicators of social class status (education, income, occupation), education is the best predictor of a wide range of beliefs (Davis, 1994) and is the most closely associated with lifestyle, behavior, and psychological functioning (Kohn & Schooler, 1983; Matthews, Kelsey, Meilahn, Kuller, & Wing, 1989; Snibbe & Markus, 2005)...

    Nicole M. Stephenset al. Unseen Disadvantage: How American Universities' Focus on Independence ...

    • ...Decades of research have supported the claim that students who live on campus typically do better than those who do not: They earn higher grades, participate more in university activities, graduate at higher rates, and attain more enhanced psychosocial development (Astin, 1977; Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991, 2005; Tinto, 1993; Flowers, 2004)...

    Stacy A. Harwoodet al. Racial Microaggressions in the Residence Halls: Experiences of Student...

    • ...There is a large amount of literature examining the role of financial aid on retention and persistence to graduation in higher education (Dynarski 2002, 2003; Singell 2004; Bettinger 2004; Singell and Stater 2006; Alon 2007; Pascarella and Terenzini 1991, 2005)...

    Dagney Faulket al. Sources of Funding and Academic Performance in Economics Principles Co...

    • ...Pascarella and Terenzini (1991), through their synthesis of more than 2,600 studies, developed a conceptual framework to further explain how colleges affect student success...

    Rod Risleyet al. Engagement of National Winners of the 2006 All-USA Community College A...

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