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Paths to Learning: Teaching for Engagement in College

Barbara F. Tobolowsky, Editor

"Whether a novice college instructor or an experienced professor, teaching face-to-face or online, at a community college or university, Paths to Learning is a handy source for acquainting, or re-acquainting, readers with theoretical approaches and current understandings on the importance of engagement in the learning process." -Beverly L. Bower, Director, Bill J. Priest Center for Community College Education, University of North Texas





 

Fulfilling the Promise of the Community College: Increasing First-Year Student Engagement and Success



Academic Advising in the First Year of College: A Guide for Families

A joint publication with NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising

Virginia N. Gordon, Julie Levinson, and Tim Kirkner

This brief guide focuses on the role of academic advisors in helping students chart a course for success and suggests how parents and family members can be partners in the journey. A glossary of key terms and list of frequently asked questions help demystify the college experience and highlight the many purposes of the academic advising relationship. A particularly useful resource for the families of first-generation college students and ideal for distribution at recruitment events, orientation, or parent and family programs.




Navigating the First College Year: A Guide for Parents and Families

Richard Mullendore and Leslie Banahan

Grounded in the student success research and practice literature, this brief guide offers parents and families an overview of the college experience, especially in the first year, and suggests strategies for helping their students succeed. A glossary of key terms is included. The parent of two California Polytechnic State University undergraduates says the guide is "very helpful information and covers what parents need and actually want to know about college"

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