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Author Nu?ez, Anne-Marie

Title Latinos in Higher Education : AEHE 39:1
Published New York : Wiley, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (152 pages)
Series J-B ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE)
J-B ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE)
Contents Latinos in Higher Education and Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Creating Conditions for Success; Copyright; Contents; Executive Summary; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Postsecondary Attainment; Economic Implications of Low Educational Attainment; Organization of This Monograph; Demographic, Social, and Cultural Background; A Demographic Dividend?; Ethnic Subgroups; Mexican Americans; Puerto Ricans; Cuban Americans; Other Ethnic Groups; Cultural and Social Influences; Family; Language Use; Religion; Immigration; Neighborhood Composition; Summary
About the AuthorsAbout the ASHE Higher Education Report Series; Call for Proposals; Recent Titles
Academic CapitalP-20 Collaborations; College Academic Outreach Programs; Bridge Programs; Learning Communities and Related Academic Support Programs; Research Programs; Collaborative Learning; Financial Capital; Cultural Capital; Social Capital; Summary; Culturally Responsive Approaches to Latino Student Success; Family Concerns; Assumptions About Latinos' Background and Potential; Campus Racial/Ethnic Climate; What Individual Faculty and Staff Can Do; What Institutional Leaders Can Do; Conclusion; The Role of Hispanic-Serving Institutions in Access and Equity
Classic and Contemporary Theories of Latino Identity DevelopmentEthnic and Racial Identity Development in College Students; Latino Identity Development; Key Tasks in Integrated Latino Identity Development; Supporting Latino Students in Identity Development; Summary; Challenges to Latino Student Success; Casting Success Within a Broader Societal Context; Role of Resources; Academic Capital; Financial Capital; Cultural Capital; Social Capital; Family Concerns; Assumptions About Latinos' Backgrounds and Potential; Campus Climate; Summary; Mainstream Approaches to Latino Student Success
Historical Background and Funding of HSIsStudents in HSIs; Faculty and Administrators at HSIs; Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions; Challenges for HSIs; Summary; Conclusion and Implications; Role of Demographics and Social and Cultural Factors; Developing Culturally Responsive Research, Policy, and Practice; Institutionalizing Strategies to Serve Latino Students; Teaching and Learning in the Classroom; Role of Finances; Collaborative Research; Role of State Legislators and Policymakers; Role of Federal Representatives and Agencies; Final Thoughts; References; Name Index; Subject Index
Summary Latinos' postsecondary educational attainment has not kept pace with their growing representation in the U.S. population. How can Latino educational attainment be advanced? This monograph presents relevant contemporary research, focusing on the role of institutional contexts. Drawing particularly on research grounded in Latino students' perspectives, it identifies key challenges Latino students face and discuss various approaches to address these challenges. Because so many Latino students are enrolled in federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), it also specifically
Subject Education.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoover, Richard Edwin, 1943-
Pickett, Kellie
Stuart-Carruthers, Angela Christine.
Vázquez, María, 1979-
ISBN 1118714628