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Mentoring At-Risk Students Through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education

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Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education reveals how the institutional culture and social networks of universities influence the academic success of underrepresented students. This book is based on a qualitative study that integrates a sociological and higher education theoretical framework to examine the impact of mentoring programs on ...more
Hardcover, 177 pages
Published June 7th 2013 by Lexington Books (first published January 1st 2013)
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Jonna Higgins-Freese
Apr 26, 2015 Jonna Higgins-Freese rated it it was amazing
Smith argues that there is a hidden curriculum that “represents the unwritten norms, values, and expectations that unofficially govern the interactions among students, faculty, professional staff, and administrators. The hidden curriculum is revealed to students who possess the institutional cultural capital and social capital that is rewarded in higher education” (xiv).
This “hidden curriculum” encodes the “cultural favoritism” [that occurs] when institutions show preference for students who exp
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I read this one for work. It brought up some interesting points and discussion with my team of coaches. It's worth reading if you work with first generation college students.
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