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The College Fear Factor

How Students and Professors Misunderstand One Another

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PAPERBACK

$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674060166

Publication Date: 04/15/2011

Short

216 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 1 table

World

  • 1. Today’s College Students
  • Part 1: Students
    • 2. The Student Fear Factor
    • 3. Student Aspirations: Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck
    • 4. “How Is That Helping Us?”
  • Part 2: Classroom Dynamics
    • 5. College Teaching
    • 6. Professors Who “Come Down to Our Level”
  • Part 3: Gatekeeping
    • 7. Academic Literacies
    • 8. Reimagining College from the Inside Out
  • Appendix: The Research Studies
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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