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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 35–38.
Published: 01 January 2022
... as scholars, mentored by faculty. Such administrative leadership demonstrates an inclusive recognition that all disciplines engage in undergraduate scholarship; contributes to recruitment and retention efforts; positively impacts on student learning; and effectively promotes the institution, faculty...
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Pedagogy (2024) 24 (2): 169–194.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Nancy Mack Abstract This article suggests pedagogical practices to help first-generation students gain effective problem-solving strategies for the future transfer of writing knowledge and skills. The retention of first-generation students depends on developing four positive dispositions...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 January 2022
... undergraduate research enrollment retention scholarly identity inclusion Declines in undergraduate enrollments in the humanities are well documented, and English departments are under pressure to develop plans to curtail these declines. 1 In recent years, English has increasingly engaged in self...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (2): 279–280.
Published: 01 April 2022
.... Undergraduate research offers students and institutions clear benefits around success and retention: students who participate have higher retention rates, grade point averages, and graduation rates (Bowman and Holmes 2018 ). It further promotes student learning as students make demonstrated gains...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (3): 385–387.
Published: 01 October 2009
...? Should we balance our scholarship and teaching in a different ratio than previously had been expected? Should we allot more time to departmen- tal and institutional service and committee work? To student life initiatives to help with retention? And if so, how so? In other words, what...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2022
... for the American Association of Colleges and Universities, George Kuh ( 2008 : 9) defines undergraduate research as a high-impact practice, one of eleven teaching and learning practices “that educational research suggests increase rates of student retention and student engagement.” Undergraduate research helps...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Happens . London: Vintage. Dundes, Lauren, and Jeff Marx. 2006 – 7 . “Balancing Work and Academics in College.” Journal of College Student Retention 8 : 107 – 20. Filene, Peter. 2005 . The Joy of Teaching . Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Fiske, Edward B., ed. 1999...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 170–178.
Published: 01 January 2021
... these students must complete, on top of their general educa- tion courses. In other words, these stand- alone courses create an elongated developmental- education pipeline that thwarts community college retention (see, among others, Jenkins, Jaggars, and Roksa 2010; Henry and Stahl 2017; Schak et al. 2017; Xu...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... Boquet ( 2018 : 71, 80 – 81) contend that WCUR offers a “counternarrative” in which students are “producers” and that might address “student retention and its impact on institutions’ bottom line.” Amid attacks on the value of the humanities in general and English in particular, Saturday ( 2018 ) recounts...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 January 2022
... points out, “undergraduate and professional student research is one of the practices that contributes to student retention and engagement, a proven and powerful practice for enhancing educational outcomes and expanding frontiers of knowledge” ( JPUR ). Participation in authentic research helps students...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 October 2022
... to efficiency and isolated variables to mask the known complexity of the task. Assessment crudely narrows the field of vision in order to fit within arbitrary terms of its mandated success. As Pegeen Reichert Powell ( 2014 : 4) illustrates, the discourse of student retention, followed uncritically, seduces...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (3): 433–445.
Published: 01 October 2008
.... Such a benefit, reaffirmed in student survey results, also has been pointed to by faculty and by administrators as particularly important in the context of a commuter campus concerned with the retention of first-year students. While not dismissing the importance of incoming students’ establish- ing...
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Pedagogy (2024) 24 (1): 137–142.
Published: 01 January 2024
...—there is power in naming oneself” (24). At the same time, institutions have used “first-gen” as a data point and often as a means of counting students served and tracking risk; as Christina Saidy notes in her essay on paired retention and first-year writing courses, “Often, the scholarship and university edicts...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 425–430.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the kind of challenges a creative writing instructor faces at the community college level, from low retention rates to students who don’t have the resources to photocopy their pieces for distribution. He also explains why four-­year teachers need to be concerned with how workshops operate...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 389–404.
Published: 01 October 2012
... and the other a non- required and yet, in reality, mandatory meeting appearing on one’s corporate planner and focused generally on some topic such as curriculum development or student retention (or, more likely, a combination of both). In the gathering, one feels a sense of shared presentness...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (1): 57–62.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in upper-division­ courses than we used to, there has indeed been a push to get tenure-­track faculty in introductory courses (largely as part of a retention initiative), and the percentage of part- ­time faculty we employ has indeed increased in ways that run generally par- allel to the rise in our...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 October 2006
... the con- flicts under the rubrics of experiential learning and the materiality of peda- gogical discourse. Educational research increasingly affirms the profound connection between experiential learning and knowledge retention, yet, as one review of general education courses revealed, “there appears...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... learning theory, and the scholarship of undergraduate research and mentoring indicate interlacing benefits that students, faculty, and English studies may gain from developing such research partnerships. 3. Higher education administrative scholarship, with its persistent anxieties over retention...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (3): 449–456.
Published: 01 October 2001
... issues of perception and retention. Only rarely, despite our best intentions, can most of us focus on the full fifty-minute lec- ture. According to Donald A. Bligh (2000: 14), even the inspirational func- tion of lectures is asserted more often than it merits. Admittedly, most of us can remember a few...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 January 2022
... explores the relationships between Black students and the UC system in thinking about levels of support and advocacy for Black students on recruitment, retention, and postgraduation career plans. He was a co-instructor for the UCSB Engaging Humanities Initiative, was a 2019 graduate fellow of the Andrew W...