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EDUC 6263 Best Practices for Student Success: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6263 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bailey, T. R., & Alfonso, M. (2005). Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges. Lumina Foundation for Education New Agenda Series, 6(1).

Barr, R., & Tagg, J. (1995). From teaching to learning—a new paradigm for undergraduate education. Change, 27(6), 12–25.

BrckaLorenz, A., Garvey, J. C., Hurtado, S. S., & Latopolski, K. (2017). High-impact practices and student–faculty interactions for gender-variant students. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 10(4), 350.

Ewell, P. T. (2001). Accreditation and student learning outcomes: A proposed point of departure (Occasional paper). Washington, DC: Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Keeling, R. P., Underhile, R., & Wall, A. F. (2007). The dynamics of organization in higher education. Liberal Education, 93(4), 22–31.

Kilgo, C. A., Sheets, J. K. E., & Pascarella, E. T. (2015). The link between high-impact practices and student learning: Some longitudinal evidence. Higher Education, 69(4), 509-525.

Laird, T. F. N., Chen, D., & Kuh, G. (2008). Classroom practices at institutions with higher-than-expected persistence rates: What student engagement data tell us. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2008(115), 85–99.

Savitz-Romer, M., Jager-Hyman, J., & Coles, A. (2009). Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success (Research report). Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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