Week 5 Overview
Week 5: Keeping Students on a Path—Guided Pathways Advising & Integrated Supports; Understanding Disability and Mental Wellness
- Demonstrate knowledge and application of guided pathways advising and integrated supports, including contextual considerations and limitations.
- Develop an understanding of how disability and mental wellness impacts the community college student experience from an asset-mindset.
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate diverse perspectives and navigate the ambiguity and complexity that comes with multiple perspectives, including the ability to reassess one’s own personal perspective when appropriate.
- Review course assignments and expectations
- Read/review and incorporate assigned materials
- Explore the strengths and limitations of guided pathways advising and integrated supports on increasing student persistence and completion
- Explore how disability status and mental health influence student performance metrics
- Reflect on personal perceptions of case management advising models, integrated supports, and the strengths of students with disabilities or with mental health challenges
- Participate in Zoom Session on Thursday, September 22nd.
Required Reading and Viewing
Bailey, T.R., Jaggars, S.S. * Jenkins, D. (2015). Redesigning America’s community colleges: A clearer path to student success. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Chapter 5.
Cuyjet, M.J., Howard-Hamilton, M.F. & Cooper, D.L. (2011). Multiculturalism on campus: Theory, models, and practices for understanding diversity and creating inclusion. Sterling, VA: Stylus. Chapter 15.
Guided Pathways Advising and Integrated Supports
Achieving the Dream. (2018). Holistic student supports redesign: A toolkit. Retrieved from https://www.achievingthedream.org/resource/17502/holistic-student-supports-redesign-a-toolkit (Links to an external site.)
Center for Community College Student Engagement. (2018). Show me the way: The power of advising in community colleges, 2018 national report. Retrieved from http://www.ccsse.org/nr2018/show_me_the_way.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Dadgar, M.; Modine, T.; Reeves Bracco, K.; and Venezia, A. (2013). Integrating student supports and academics. Retrieved from https://www.wested.org/online_pubs/resource1296.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Dembicki, M. (2019). The changing role of the college advisor. Retrieved from http://www.ccdaily.com/2019/04/changing-role-college-advisor/ (Links to an external site.)
Stout, K., and Ireland, M. (2016). Aligning guided pathways with integrated advising and student supports. Retrieved from https://www.aacc.nche.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PathwaysInstitute3IntegratedAdvisingPreInstitute.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Student Disability & Mental Wellness
Chen, G. (2018). Which community college is best for students with autism spectrum disorder? Retrieved from https://www.communitycollegereview.com/blog/which-community-college-is-best-for-students-with-autism-spectrum-disorder (Links to an external site.)
Chen, G. (2019). Mental health support for community college students. Retrieved from https://www.communitycollegereview.com/blog/mental-health-support-for-community-college-students (Links to an external site.)
Clark, K. (2010). 8 steps for learning disabled students who want to go to college. Retrieved from https://www.usnews.com/education/articles/2010/12/02/8-steps-for-learning-disabled-students-who-want-to-go-to-college (Links to an external site.)
Duggan, M.W. (2010). Improving services for students with disabilities at community colleges. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.nl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1028&context=diss (Links to an external site.)
Eisenberg, D.; Goldrick-Rab, S.; Ketchen Lipson, S.; and Broton, K. (2016). Too distressed to learn? Mental health among community college students. Retrieved from https://hope4college.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Wisconsin_HOPE_Lab-Too_Distressed_To_Learn.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Goldrick-Rab, S.; Richardson, J.; and Kinsley, P. (2018). Guide to assessing basic needs insecurity in higher education. Retrieved from https://hope4college.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Basic-Needs-Insecurity-College-StudentsDec18repost.pdf (Links to an external site.)
McKenzie, L. (2019). ADA lawsuit prompts institutional change, draws more students. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/05/22/accessibility-turnaround-atlantic-cape-community-college (Links to an external site.)
Primm, A.B. (2019). The community college imperative: Designing solutions to promote the mental health of students. Retrieved from https://www.stevefund.org/blog-community-college-mental-health-solutions/ (Links to an external site.)
Marks, J., and Mathews, S. (2016, November). Mental illness and empathy in college. Retrieved fromMental Illness and Empathy in College | Johanna Marks and Susanna Mathews | TEDxConnecticutCollege