First-Generation Students

Reference List of Articles and Books

Collier, P. J., & Morgan, D. (2007). ‘‘Is that paper really due today?’’: differences in first-generation and traditional college students’ understandings of faculty expectations. Higher Education, 55 (4), 425-446.

Everett, Julia Brookshire. (2015). Public Community Colleges: Creating Access and Opportunities for First-Generation College Students. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 81(3), 52-58.

Housea, L., Nealb, C., & Kolb, J, (2020). Supporting the mental health needs of first generation college students. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 34 (2), 157-167.

Lowery-Hart, R., & Pacheco, G., Jr. (2011). Understanding the first-generation student experience in higher education through a relational dialectic perspective. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, (127), 55-68.

Manzoni, A., & Streib, J. (2019). The equalizing power of a college degree for first‑generation college students: Disparities across institutions, majors, and achievement levels. Research in Higher Education, (60), 577–605.

Michell, K. D. (2008). Cultural capital factors and first-generation community college students. Tucson, AZ: Lightning Source, Inc.

Miele, J., & Nguyen, V. (2020).  On par with the rest: first-generation college students and cultural intelligence.  Journal of Further & Higher Education, 44 (6), 809-817.

Moschetti, R. V., & Hudley, C. (2015). Social capital and academic motivation among first-generation community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 39 (3), 235-251.

Osborn, Jan , (2015). Community Colleges and First Generation Students: Academic Discourse in the Writing Classroom. New York, NY: Palgrave McMillan.

Stephens, N. M., Hamedani, M. G., & Destin, M. (2014). Closing the social-class achievement gap: A difference education intervention improves first-generation students’ academic performance and all students’ college transition. Psychological Science, 25 (4), 943-953.