The College Fear Factor

The College Fear Factor

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Rebecca D. Cox draws on five years of interviews and observations at community colleges, where she shows how students and their instructors misunderstand and ultimately fail one another, despite good intentions. Eye-opening even for experienced faculty and administrators, The College Fear Factor reveals how the traditional college culture can actually pose obstacles to students' success, and suggests strategies for effectively explaining academic expectations.6 In employing strategies for minimizing fear, both Beth and Julie narrowed the distance between themselves and their ... So when a student like Mara spoke of her instructora#39;s encouragement, she gave this example: a€œLike, on one paper, anbsp;...

Title:The College Fear Factor
Author:Rebecca D. Cox
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2010-02-15


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