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Author Wahl, W. P

Title Accommodating Marginalized Students in Higher Education A Structural Theory Approach
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2023


Description 1 online resource (232 p.)
Series Routledge Research in Higher Education Series
Routledge Research in Higher Education Series
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- PART I: Theoretical Foundations -- 1. Setting the Context -- Introduction -- Dimensions of Marginalization -- Incidence of Marginality -- The Student Success Movement -- Enhancing the Learning of Marginal Students -- The Cognitive Aspects of Student Development -- The Role that Environment Plays -- Creating Conditions for Shaping Modifying Environments -- The Context for a Responsive Paradigm -- 2. The Marginal Student in the Higher Education Setting -- Describing and Defining the Marginal Student
Marginal Students in South African Higher Education -- Deficits that Cause Marginality -- The Mediation of Cognitive Modifiability -- The Profile of the Marginal Student -- A Perspective on Learning Disability -- Summing Up -- 3. Proposing an Alternative Paradigm -- Establishing the Model -- Affecting the Mental Act -- The Role of Social Cognition -- Implementing the Model -- 4. The Theoretical/Conceptual Framework -- Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Systems Theory -- Feuerstein's Mediated Learning Experience Theory -- Summing Up -- PART II: From Theory to Practice -- 5. The Peer Mentor Program
A Rationale for Program Development -- The Peer Mentor Program -- Fostering an Interpersonal Structure in Peer Mentor Groups -- Building a Mesosystem -- Engaging Institutional Decision-Makers in the Exosystem -- Peer Mentor Groups in the Macrosystem (the University Community) -- Conclusions -- 6. The Living-Learning Program -- Establishing the Program -- Creating Links with Institutional Decision-Makers -- Conclusions -- 7. The Co-curricular Learning Program -- The UFS Eco-Vehicle Project for Sustainable Energy -- Implementing Student Teams as Socially Cohesive Microsystems
Influencing Institutional Decisions and Resource Allocation -- The Macrosystem Appropriate for the Eco-Vehicle Program -- Conclusions -- PART III: Components of the Implementation -- 8. Applying MLE in Program Implementation -- The Parameters of MLE -- Formulating Responses According to the Parameters -- The MLE Parameters Reflected in Program Development -- Training in Concepts and Systems -- Summarizing -- 9. Assessing Student Needs -- The Role of Assessment -- Sources of Assessment -- The Paradigm of Dynamic Assessment -- Implementing Dynamic Assessment -- Theory and Structure of the LPAD
Training and Support Implications -- The Cultural Context of Dynamic Assessment and the LPAD -- Summing Up -- 10. Creating the Modifying Environment -- Focusing on the Context of Intervention -- Supporting Theoretical and Conceptual Formulations -- The Need to Shape the Environment -- The Process of Intervention -- The Conditions for Integrating Content and Process -- Framing MLE Interventions within the Context -- Arriving at the Shaping of Modifying Environments (SME) -- Justifying the Importance of Shaping Modifying Environments
Notes Description based upon print version of record
11. Optimistic Alternatives for the Marginal Student in Higher Education
Subject University of the Free State
University of the Free State.
Nontraditional college students -- Services for -- South Africa -- Bloemfontein
College students with disabilities -- Services for -- South Africa -- Bloemfontein
Marginality, Social -- South Africa -- Bloemfontein
College students with disabilities -- Services for.
Marginality, Social.
South Africa -- Bloemfontein.
Form Electronic book
Author Falik, Louis H
ISBN 9781000912944