Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education reveals how the institutional culture and social networks of universities influence the academic success of underrepresented students. This book is according to a qualitative study that integrates a sociological and higher education theoretical framework to examine the affect of mentoring programs on students’ acquisition of institutional cultural capital and social capital right through their college experience.
This book offers an innovative mentoring model that illuminates how students can navigate the hidden curriculum of higher education. As well as, the book provides practical strategies on how to keep away from academic mine fields so as to thrive in college. This book is written for administrators, faculty, student affairs professionals and students to promote retention, academic success, and create a more transparent, inclusive, and equitable higher education system.
See here for a piece of writing by the writer on mentoring programs in colleges and universities published in Inside Higher Ed: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/08/04/book-argues-mentoring-programs-will have to-try-unveil-colleges-hidden-curriculum
To learn about a up to date presentation by the writer, see here: http://diverseeducation.com/article/66772/?utm_campaign=Diverse%20Newsletter%203&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&elq=82772667e2334157934731fc05a8fe9c&elqCampaignId=358