Rebecca D. Cox draws on five years of interviews and observations at community colleges, where she shows how students and their instructors misunderstand and ultimately fail one another, despite good intentions. Eye-opening even for experienced faculty and administrators, The College Fear Factor reveals how the traditional college culture can actually pose obstacles to students' success, and suggests strategies for effectively explaining academic expectations.The community college continues to play this role, by functioning, in the words of the sociologist Steven Brint, as the ... do not discriminate against particular groups in the same obvious ways that they did in 138 THE COLLEGE FEAR FACTOR.
|Title||:||The College Fear Factor|
|Author||:||Rebecca D. Cox|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2010-02-15|