Family, Community, and Higher Education

Family, Community, and Higher Education

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This book explores social topics and experiences that illustrate the various ways in which the family unit influences and impacts college students. In the text, the authors not only explore family memories, but also challenge the traditional lack of inclusion and appreciation for a€œfamilya€ as knowledge producers and educational allies. This book spotlights the family unit as a critical factor within the educational experiencea€”one that prepares, supports, and sustains educational achievement through both everyday simple lessons and critical and difficult family challenges. Through these experiences, families teach the lessons of survival that often help students to persist in college.The Marine Corps not only allowed Billy to further his education and travel the world, but it also gave him leadership training ... Endsley completed her graduate studies at Penn Statea#39;s main campus, where she earned a dual Ph.D. in womena#39;s anbsp;...

Title:Family, Community, and Higher Education
Author:Toby Susann Jenkins
Publisher:Routledge - 2013


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