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The Science of College: Navigating the First Year and Beyond

Patricia S. Herzog, Casey T. Harris, Shauna A. Morimoto, Shane W. Barker, Jill G. Wheeler, A. Justin Barnum, and Terrance L. Boyd

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190934507
eISBN:
9780197503478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934507.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book aids entering college students—and the people who support college students—in navigating college successfully. In an environment of information overload, where bad advice abounds, this book ... More


Introductory Psychology and Psychological Literacy

Lorelle J. Burton and Kathie J. McDonald

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ongoing structural reform and evolution in the higher education sector continue to pose complex challenges for educators, including those who teach introductory psychology courses. One such challenge ... More


The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Blake R. Silver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Young people are told that college is a place where they will “make friendships that will last a lifetime.” What happens when students arrive on campus and enter a new social world? The Cost of ... More


Cognitively Sharper, Intellectually Immune

Tim Clydesdale

in The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Culturally mainstream American teens are, by the end of the first year out, more cognitively sharper and more skilled in adapting to new organizations, than they were before but are largely immune to ... More


The Prospects and Regrets of an EdTech Gold Rush

Alex Reid

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Expectations about the role that MOOCs might play in higher education remain intertwined with conventional understandings of how learning happens and might be measured. Another approach to online ... More


The Changing College Student: Why First-Year Students Today Are Different

Herzog Patricia

in The Science of College: Navigating the First Year and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190934507
eISBN:
9780197503478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934507.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 1 explains how social science can help students navigate college. Beginning with illustrative student case studies, the introductory chapter describes how social, economic, and cultural ... More


How to Understand Emerging Adulthood

Herzog Patricia

in The Science of College: Navigating the First Year and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190934507
eISBN:
9780197503478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934507.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 contextualizes emerging adulthood and changing life course development processes within larger economic, social, and cultural trends. Within this context, this chapter discusses the role of ... More


Laura Ecken and Her Second/Third-Grade Class

Marilyn Watson

in Learning to Trust: Attachment Theory and Classroom Management

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190867263
eISBN:
9780190867294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867263.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an introduction to Laura’s classroom and her students. A transcription of a class meeting in which the students describe their out of school lives and the neighborhood in which ... More


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