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Priority 5 Research Topics and Assets

Priority 5 TRIO Training research topic listings below are by no means comprehensive. These are
suggested readings and resources submitted by faculty, topic experts, and TRIO trainees.

Click for TOPICS: Social Capital, Adult Learners, Disconnected Youth, English Language Learners, Resiliency, Foster Youth, Homeless, Disabled, College Access, Adult and Service Learning and General/Misc. Education

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Social Capital

dot Bring It On Home
dot Social Capital and Civil Society
dot Comparing Educational Trajectories of Two Chinese Students and One Latina Student, A Social Capital Approach
dot Family-School Relations as Social Capital: Chinese Parents in the United States
dot An Investigation of the Presence and Development of Social Capital in an Electrical Engineering Laboratory

Adult Learners

dot References on Learning Styles Inventories
dot Supplemental Instruction

Disconnected Youth

dot Youth Who Are "Disconnected" and Those Who Then Reconnect: Assessing the Influence of Family, Programs, Peers and Communities
dot Disconnected Youth: A Look at 16- to 24-Year Olds Who Are Not Working or In School
dot Disconnected Youth in the Research Triangle Region: An Ominous Problem Hidden in Plain Sight
dot Disconnected Youth: An interview with David Dodson
dot Disconnected Youth, Federal Action Could Address Some of the Challenges Faced by Local Programs That Reconnect Youth to Education and Employment (GAO Report) [COMING SOON]
dot Disconnected Youth: Defining the Population and Exploring Solutions
dot Disconnected Youth: An Answer to Preventing Disengagement

English Language Learners

dot Best Practice Considerations When Serving Limited-English Proficient Students in K-12 Public Schools
dot Resources for Educatiors Serving ELLs
dot Legal Responsibilities When Serving Limited-English Proficient Students in K-12 Public Schools
dot Strategies to Improve Outcomes for High School English Language Learners: Implications for Federal Policy
dot A Hill Tribe Resettles in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
dot Building Capacity to Promote College- and Career-Readiness for Secondary-Level English Language Learners: Policy Brief Featuring Austin, Texas


dot Study Maps 5 Crucial Steps on the Path to a 4-Year College
dot Review of Research on Educational Resilience
dot Monitoring for Success: Implementing a Proactive Probation Program for Diverse, At-Risk College Students
dot Using Appreciative Inquiry in Advising At-Risk Students: Moving from Callenge to Success

Foster Youth

dot Casey Foundation: Casey Family Programs is the nation's largest operating foundation focused entirely on foster care and improving the child welfare system. It is also the site for the Casey Scholarship for foster youth.
dot Supporting Success: Improving Higher Education Outcomes for Students from Foster Care
dot Improving Higher Education Outcomes for Young Adults from Foster Care--Selected Readings and Resources
dot Creating Campus Support Systems for Foster and Homless Students
dot Educating Foster Youth: Best Practices and Board Considerations
dot Foster Care Education Fact Sheets
dot Foster Youth Education Initiative: A project to ensure foster youth receive the educational advocacy and opportunities they need to succeed


dot Effective Teaching and At-Risk/Highly Mobile Students: What Do Award-Winning Teachers Do?
dot Education Barriers for Homeless Youth
dot Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness: 2010
dot Educating Children Without Housing: A Primer on Legal Requirements and Implementation of Strategies for Educators, Advocates, and Policy Makers by Barbara Duffield (New Orleans training keynote speaker)
dot Path to Success: Creating Campus Support Systems for Foster and Homeless Students
dot State Coordinators for the Education of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE--March 4, 2013

College Access

dot Examining the Role of Summer Bridge Programs in Promoting College Readiness and Completion: Lessons Learned from Texas’ Developmental Summer Bridges
dot Early College Planning Essentials for Lationo Students Success, Experts Say
dot The College Ladder: Linking Secondary and Postsecondary Education for Success for All Students by Jennifer Borwn Lerner and Betsy Brand

Adult and Service Learning Resource

dot Supplimental Instruction Bibliograph
dot References on Learning Styles Inventories


dot Employment Resources for People with Disabilities
dot AHEAD: Assoc. on Higher Education and Disabilities TRIO Training Opportunities

General and Misc. Educational Resources

dot National Student Clearing House: for tracking TRIO particpants
dot Adobe Educational Exchange: A central area for educators to meet, share, discuss, and collaborate on topics of interest.
dot Adobe Foundations of Design and Print Production: A yearlong, project-based curriculeum that develops career and communication skills in print production and graphic design.
dot Adobe Digital Design Foundations of Web Design: A yearlong, project-based curriculum that develops IT career skills in web design and production.
dot Adobe Digital Video Design and Production: A yearlong, project-based curriculm that debvelops career and communication skills in digital video production.
dot Video Production Resource Center: A free project-based resources for teaching video production skills to students of all levels.
dot Adobe Rich Internet Application (RIA) Teaching Resources: A combination of online workshop modules for self-study, course projects to apply the skills learned, and book recommendations to build a course on RIA design and development.
dot The Silent Transormation: Evolution and Impact of Digital Communication Skills Development in Post-Secondary Education
dot Creating Successful Partnerships with Parents of First Generation College Students
dot Advising At-Risk Students in College and University Settings: Intrusive advising strategies




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