Negotiating learning and identity in higher education access, persistence and retention

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bangeni, Bongi (Editor), Kapp, Rochelle (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Bloomsbury Academic 2017, 2017
Series:Understanding student experiences of higher education
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Collection: Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Introduction / Rochelle Kapp and Bongi Bangeni
  • Students' negotiation of learning and identity in working-class schooling / Rochelle Kapp, Elmi Badenhorst, Bongi Bangeni, Tracy S. Craig, Viki Janse van Rensburg, Kate le Roux, Robert Prince, June Pym and Ermien van Pletzen
  • Closing the gap : three mathematics students talk about their transition to and through their undergraduate degrees in the sciences / Kate le Roux
  • "Going nowhere slowly? : a longitudinal perspective on a first-generation woman student's withdrawal from university / Judy Sacks and Rochelle Kapp
  • Humanities' students negotiation of language, literacy and identity / Rochelle Kapp and Bongi Bangeni
  • The role of religion in mediating the transition to higher education / Bongi Bangeni and June Pym
  • A longitudinal account of the factors shaping the degree paths of black students / Bongi Bangeni
  • Enabling capabilities in an engineering extended curriculum programme / Tracy S. Craig
  • The impact of previous experiences and social connectedness on students' transition to higher education / June Pym and Judy Sacks
  • Conclusion : exploring the implications of students' learning journeys for policy and practice / Bongi Bangeni and Rochelle Kapp