Rendon validating culturally diverse
In UTSA's FYE Program students will (1) complete Academic Inquiry and Scholarship (AIS 1203), a course designed to introduce students to the general research and inquiry practices within three broad academic cultures as well as develop academic skills necessary to succeed beyond the first year in college; (2) participate in the University Peer Mentorship Experience (UPM 1000), an experience in which first-year-in-college students connect with a peer mentor to explore UTSA's academic and social resources, gain assistance in exploring major and career options, and learn college success strategies. A comprehensive approach to enhancing freshman success.
2004-2005 Professor in the Joint Doctoral Program (Cal State-Long Beach & UC-Irvine) on Educational Leadership. The partnerships included the K-12 system, two- and four-year institutions, community-based organizations and elected officials. This is particularly important for diverse student populations (e.g., underrepresented minority, first-generation college, and low-income students) who now make up a significant portion (and will soon become the majority) of U. In addition, the volume is ideal for master's and doctoral programs in higher education and student affairs-related fields and for courses that examine issues/experiences associated with diverse U. college students, student affairs intervention strategies, racial and ethnic diversity in higher education, and critical/contemporary issues in higher education. Validating culturally diverse students: Toward a model of learning and student development. links student involvement to tangible academic outcomes (i.e., GPAs, retention rates, graduation rates). The text is a valuable tool for higher education administrators, faculty, staff, graduate students, parents, students, and scholars alike.1970 Bachelor of Arts in English & Journalism, University of Houston, Houston, Texas. 2016-Present Professor Emerita, University of Texas-San Antonio Co-Director, UTSA Center for Research and Policy in Education 2018-Present Campus Adviser, John N Gardener Institue for Excellence in Undergraduate Education 2015-Present National Speaker, Speak Out 2010-2016 Professor, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, University of Texas-San Antonio & Co-Director, Center for Research and Policy in Education, UTSA 2010 Visiting Scholar, College of Education and Human Development, University of Texas-San Antonio 2005-2009 Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University. Participated as a Research Faculty member with the ASU Hispanic Research Center.1968 Associate of Arts, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas. 1999-2005 Veffie Milstead Jones Endowed Chair, College of Education, California State University-Long Beach. 1992-1999 Director of Assessment, Ford Foundation Urban Partnership Program.
Increased student success requires sustained effort from across the University; thus the University must make intentional efforts to establish, develop, and nurture a “culture of student connection” within the institution. Journal of College Student Personnel, 25, 297-30 Rendon, L. Validating culturally diverse students: Toward a new model of learning and student development.