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Student Success in College

reviewed by Carmen McCrink - 2006

coverTitle: Student Success in College
Author(s): George D. Kuh, Jullian Kinzie, John H. Schuch, Elizabeth J. Whitt and Associates
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco
ISBN: 0787979147, Pages: 370, Year: 2005
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“What do high-performing colleges do to promote student success, broadly defined?” is the question posed by Kuh, Kinzie, Schuch, Whitt, and Associates in Student Success in College. The work presents findings based on the Documenting Effective Educational Practice (DEEP) project at Indiana University, which focused on a study of 20 four-year institutions that participated in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) between 2000 and 2002. The DEEP “team” used a regression model to identify colleges and universities that had higher-than-predicted scores on the five clusters of the educational practice context, as exemplified by the NSEE—level of academic challenge, active and collaborative learning, student interaction with faculty members, enriching educational experiences, and supportive campus environment. The team used a second regression model to identify the institutions which met the following selection criteria: (a) higher than predicted student engagement results and (b) higher than predicted six-year graduation rates. Kuh et al.... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 108 Number 8, 2006, p. 1583-1585
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12200, Date Accessed: 7/26/2021 5:54:49 PM

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  • Carmen McCrink
    Barry University School of Education
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    CARMEN L. McCRINK is Chair and Assistant Professor of the Educational Leadership/Higher Education Administration Department at Barry University. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, with History as an outside field, from the University of Miami. Dr. McCrink's recent publications include the following: Brown, J.O., McCrink, C.L., & Maybee, R. (2004). Beyond college credits: How experiential learning portfolios foster adult students' personal and professional competencies and development. Journal of Continuing Higher Education (in press). Wolman, C., McCrink, C., Figueroa, S., & Harris-Looby, J. (2004). The accommodation of university students with disabilities inventory (AUSDI): Assessing American and Mexican faculty attitudes toward students with didabilities. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education (in press). Rodriguez, D., McCrink, C., Pelaez, G., Paneque, O. & Stallions, M. (2004). Leadership and learning n a bilingual society. BilingLatAm 2004, First International Symposium about Bilingualism and Bilingual Education in Latin America, (pp. 301-308). Buenos Aires, Argentina: English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate (ESSARP). Current Projects: McCrink, C. & Rice, E. (2004, September). Identifying the leadership practices of Latin American Sisters: A look at educational administrators and their respective sociological context for future directives. Paper to be presented at the 18th Annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference, Lincoln, NE. Rodriguez, D., & McCrink, C. (2004-2005). Presently conducting study, Identifying common themes in the teaching practices of Latina teachers as graduates of a TESOL education program: Reflecting on experiences and measuring self-efficacy for future directives. McCrink, C. L. (2002). Hispanic women: Building a room for self-efficacy. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 1(3), 238-250.
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