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Price, Monica Hatfield – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study expands our understanding of how groups influence the higher education policy process through strategic policy narratives. As the number and diversity of interest groups attempting to influence the policy making process in higher education increases, the importance of considering how those interest groups strategically construct and use…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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Rodriguez, Awilda; McGuire, Keon M. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Despite policy efforts to increase Advanced Placement (AP) course-taking among Black students, gaps in AP course-taking persist. Many question whether offering more AP courses is a sufficient policy solution. However, few studies have examined the effect of course offerings on disparities within racially diverse high schools. Using national…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Racial Differences, High School Students, African American Students
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Suspitsyna, Tatiana; Shalka, Tricia R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Grounded in a poststructuralist postcolonial theoretical framework, this article presents the results of semiotic chain and critical discourse analyses of four years' worth of publications about China in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The authors argue that colonial tropes in the media representations of the Chinese international student…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Postcolonialism, Discourse Analysis
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Dache, Amalia – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This qualitative geographic study explores how the Black Radical Imagination is present in Ferguson's community-student activism. Ferguson activists were not only fighting against the police state that had taken the life of 18-year old Michael Brown, they were fighting against urban forms of capital accumulation and repressive residential and…
Descriptors: African American Students, Activism, Social Justice, Racial Bias
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Wheatle, Katherine I. E.; Commodore, Felecia – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the history of collegiate activism and the influence students have had on institutional, state, and federal policy in the U.S. The paper presents a historiography of student activism that explores how historians have written about student activism, draws connections between the historical narrative and contemporary issues in…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Role, Activism, Educational Policy
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Wladis, Claire; Mesa, Vilma – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Although the majority of college freshmen enroll at community colleges, very few research studies focus on this context. In addition, what research does exist often overlooks important practitioner concerns, such as instruction. In this article we argue that supporting generalizable education research conducted by community college practitioners…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Research, Generalization, Generalizability Theory
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González Canché, Manuel S. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
This study measures the extent to which student outmigration outside the 4-year sector takes place and posits that the benefits from attracting non-resident students exist regardless of sector of enrollment. The study also provides empirical evidence about the relevance of employing geographical network analysis (GNA) and spatial econometrics in…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Geographic Distribution, Student Mobility, Educational Principles
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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Review of Higher Education, 2018
This study examines 45 community college institutional agents across four states in their role as implementer of policies that affected undocumented and DACAmented students. The findings delve into the role of changing implementation landscape, policy vagueness, implementation burden, and institutional support in this implementation environment.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Undocumented Immigrants, Public Policy
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Szelényi, Katalin; Bresonis, Kate; Mars, Matthew M. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
This article explores the science identities of 21 women STEM Ph.D. students at three research universities in the United States. Following a narrative approach, the findings depict five salient science identities, including those of a) academic, b) entrepreneurial, c) industrial, and d) policy scientist and e) scientist as community educator. Our…
Descriptors: Females, Graduate Students, STEM Education, Research Universities
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Perna, Laura W. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
As members of ASHE, we have an obligation to ensure that ASHE is an association that both promotes career development of members and advances the production and dissemination of high-quality research-based knowledge on current and emerging issues in higher education. In this presidential address, I look to the future of ASHE, offering questions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Professional Associations, Research Needs
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Rhoads, Robert A.; Camacho, Maria Sayil; Toven-Lindsey, Brit; Lozano, Jennifer Berdan – Review of Higher Education, 2015
Using critical discourse analysis, the authors examine a broad range of texts to make sense of the rise of the MOOC movement and implications for faculty work. Drawing on Braverman's labor process theory and critiques of neoliberalism, the authors highlight the role of xMOOCs in particular, focusing on challenges to faculty labor. They organize…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Darolia, Rajeev; Potochnick, Stephanie – Review of Higher Education, 2015
This paper presents an analysis of the effects of in-state resident tuition (IRT) policies, which allow undocumented immigrants to pay in-state rather than out-of state tuition, on when and where undocumented immigrant students enroll, and how they finance their education. We identify effects based on differences in pre- and post-policy outcomes…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Undocumented Immigrants, Tuition, College Students
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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Review of Higher Education, 2015
This research presents findings of the policymaking environment in the area of postsecondary education benefits for undocumented immigrants in New York. In addition to describing the response to ever-changing federal, state, and local actions, this investigation also identifies five political forces (power of the governor, pressure of advocacy…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, Educational Benefits
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Hillman, Nicholas W. – Review of Higher Education, 2014
This study updates and expands the literature on student loan default. By applying multilevel regression to the Beginning Postsecondary Students survey, four key findings emerge. First, attending proprietary institutions is strongly associated with default, even after accounting for students' socioeconomic and academic backgrounds. Second,…
Descriptors: College Credits, Loan Default, Loan Repayment, Student Loan Programs
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Neumann, Anna – Review of Higher Education, 2014
Researchers can deepen investigations of college teaching and learning by attention on how students construe a lesson's subject matter and on how teachers make sense of and respond to their students' subject-matter thinking in the moment. While it is possible to examine teaching and learning minus subject-matter depth, doing so obscures…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Faculty, College Instruction
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