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Teaching to Support Academic Confidence for Persistence and Success

Conference: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy (CHEP)
Date and Time: February 05, 2014 11:20 AM–12 PM
Venue: The Inn at Virginia Tech | Drillfield

This research session presented a study that examined students’ descriptions of their confidence upon entering college and their changes in confidence early in their college careers, using data from nearly 100 community college student interviews. The research identified the nature of experiences that positively reinforce student confidence, events that the presenters termed experiences of earned success.

Associated Papers


Susan Bickerstaff
Senior Research Associate
Community College Research Center

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