Academic Achievement through Community Engagement (QEP): Student Populations
This guide includes the material that is the basis for UHD's Quality Enhancement Plan literature review. The plan focuses on community engagement and is being developed for the SACS reaccreditation process in 2016.
PROVIDES LITERATURE REVIEW AND EXAMPLE OF SERVICE LEARNING WITH LOW INCOME FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS, CONSIDERING THEIR CONSTRAINTS OF TIME, FAMILY, ETC.
Price, Vivian, Gregory Lewis, and Vanessa Lopez. "Service-Learning With Students Of Color, Working Class And Immigrant Students: Expanding A Popular Pedagogical Model." Currents In Teaching & Learning 7.1 (2014): 23-36. Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson). Web. 29 June 2015.
VERY USEFUL ARTICLE ON SERVICE LEARNING AT TEXAS A&M KINGSVILLE, A HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTION. IT PROVIDES STRATEGIES TO MEET FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS NEEDS IN SERVICE LEARNING AND CONCLUDES THAT MANY SERVICE LEARNING OUTCOMES CAN BE MET USING NONTRADITIONAL MODELS.
Robbins, Christine Reiser. "Expanding Service-Learning In The Humanities Among First- Generation, Minority-Population, And Non-Traditional Students: A Mixed-Participation, Mixed-Assessment Model." Interdisciplinary Humanities 29.3 (2012): 24-40. Academic Search Complete. Web. 29 June 2015.
MORE FROM VCU. STUDY SHOWS SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FIRST-GENERATION MINORITY MALES AND NON-FIRST-GENERATION, WITH FIRST-GENERATION EXPERIENCING MORE GROWTH. GOOD STATISTICS ABOUT FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS.
Pelco, Lynn E., Christopher T. Ball, and Kelly S. Lockeman. "Student Growth From Service-Learning: A Comparison Of First-Generation And Non-First-Generation College Students." Journal Of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement 18.2 (2014): 49. Publisher Provided Full Text Searching File. Web. 29 June 2015.
PROVIDES A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF SIX LOW INCOME FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS WHO HAD SERVICE LEARNING EXPERIENCES. STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE SEVERAL OUTCOMES THAT RELATE TO PERSISTENCE.
Yeh, Theresa Ling. "Service-Learning And Persistence Of Low-Income, First-Generation College Students: An Exploratory Study." Michigan Journal Of Community Service Learning 16.2 (2010): 50-65. ERIC. Web. 29 June 2015.
ANALYZES EXPERIENCES OF FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS AT CAL STATE LONG BEACH WITH SERVICE LEARNING. CONCLUDES THAT INTERACTION WITH FACULTY IS A SIGNIFICANT FACTOR IN INTEGRATION FOR SUCH STUDENTS AND SERVICE LEARNING MAY PLAY A ROLE IN THAT PROCESS.
McKay, Valerie C., and Jeremy Estrella. "First-Generation Student Success: The Role Of Faculty Interaction In Service Learning Courses." Communication Education 57.3 (2008): 356-372. Communication & Mass Media Complete. Web. 29 June 2015
PROVIDES AN ACCOUNT OF THE SERVICE LEARNING EXPERIENCE THAT WAS DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR. ALSO AN EXAMPLE OF ARTISTIC AND CREATIVE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.
Shadduck-Hernandez, Janna. "Here I Am Now!" Critical Ethnography And Community Service-Learning With Immigrant And Refugee Undergraduate Students And Youth." Ethnography And Education 1.1 (2006): 67-86. ERIC. Web. 29 June 2015.
A FIRST YEAR ONE HOUR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COURSE RESULTED IN AN INCREASE OF RETENTION FROM FIRST YEAR TO SECOND YEAR FOR A GROUP OF LOW INCOME AND FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS.
Williams, K.S., and R. M. Perrine. "Can leadership development through civic engagement activities improve retention for disadvantaged college students?" Opportunity Matters 1 (2008): 33-43. Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. Web. 1 July 2015.
A DIVERSE CAMPUS OF SUNY INCLUDES COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AS PART OF ITS FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE. THIS ARTICLE INCLUDES VALUABLE INFORMATION ON PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION, LEARNING OUTCOMES, AND ASSESSMENT. THEY ARE USING AN ASSESSMENT PROCESS WHICH INCLUDES RUBRICS AND EVALUATION OF STUDENT ARTIFACTS.
Anker, Laura, et al. "Civic Engagement And Inter-Cultural Understanding: Course-Embedded Community Field Work For First Year College Students." International Journal Of Diversity In Organisations, Communities & Nations 8.5 (2008): 49-56. SocINDEX with Full Text. Web. 1 July 2015.
OLDER MATERIAL, BUT INCLUDES MANY EXAMPLES OF SERVICE LEARNING USED IN THE FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE. ALSO HAS A SUMMARY AT THE END BY JOHN GARDNER RECAPPING IMPORTANT POINTS.
Zlotkowski, Edward, and Columbia. National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. South Carolina Univ. "Service-Learning And The First-Year Experience: Preparing Students For Personal Success And Civic Responsibility. The First-Year Experience Monograph Series." (2002): ERIC. Web. 1 July 2015.
THIS STUDY, CONDUCTED AT PENN STATE, FOUND POSITIVE EFFECTS ON INTEGRATION AND ACADEMIC CONFIDENCE WHEN SERVICE LEARNING WAS INCLUDED IN A FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR. THERE WAS NO PARTICULAR EFFECT ON RETENTION, BUT THE POSITIVE EFFECTS ARE CONSIDERED TO BE HELPFUL IN RETENTION IN THE LONG-TERM.
Hutchinson, Mary C. "Service-Learning And First-Year Seminars: A Pedagogy For Persistence." Journal On Excellence In College Teaching 21.2 (2010): 67-96. ERIC. Web. 1 July 2015.
ALTHOUGH PERHAPS OF LIMITED APPLICABILITY, SINCE IT INVOLVES A LEARNING COMMUNITY, THIS ARTICLE DOES PROVIDE A GOOD DESCRIPTION OF A SERVICE LEARNING FIRST YEAR COURSE CONDUCTED WITH MOSTLY MINORITY AND FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS. THE OUTCOME WAS POSITIVE.
Stavrianopoulos, Katherine. "Service Learning Within The Freshman Year Experience." College Student Journal 42.2 (2008): 703-712. ERIC. Web. 1 July 2015.