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6 results in Publications & Writing

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    Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

    Publisher's description: In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelor’s degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when…

    Contributors Arum, Richard, Roksa, Josipa Publisher University of Chicago Press, 2011

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    Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates

    Publisher's description: Few books have ever made their presence felt on college campuses—and newspaper opinion pages—as quickly and thoroughly as Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s 2011 landmark study of undergraduates’ learning, socialization, and study habits, Academicall…

    Contributors Roksa, Josipa, Arum, Richard Publisher University of Chicago Press, 2014

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    Documenting Uncertain Times: Post-graduate Transitions of the Academically Adrift Cohort

    This report describes the post-college transitions of college graduates originally profiled in the highly discussed book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (2011). Despite having successfully completed four-year colleges, the graduates in this ongoing stud…

    Contributors Arum, Richard, Cho, Esther, Kim, Jeannie, Roksa, Josipa Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2012 Read online Download PDF

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    Improving Undergraduate Learning: Findings and Policy Recommendations from the SSRC-CLA Longitudinal Project

    This report extends findings reported in Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses to document the rate of growth on the CLA for the full four years of college, academic practices associated with improved student performance, as well as differences across individu…

    Contributors Arum, Richard, Roksa, Josipa, Cho, Esther Read online Download PDF

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    Inequality in Skill Development on College Campuses

    While patterns of inequality in access and attainment in higher education are well documented, sociologists have left largely unexplored the question of disparities in skill development during college. Following a cohort of students across 23 four-year U.S. institutions from entr…

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    Learning to Reason and Communicate in College: Initial Report of Findings from the CLA Longitudinal Study

    Initial Report of Findings from the CLA Longitudinal Study.

    Contributors Arum, Richard, Roksa, Josipa, Velez, Melissa Read online Download PDF