Education News Archive - August 15, 2006
"A Hand Hold for A Little Bit": Factors Facilitating the Success of Community College Transfer Students to a Large Research University
By Townsend, Barbara K; Wilson, Kristin B To understand factors affecting the academic and social integration of community college transfer students, we interviewed 19 students who transferred to one state's large Research-Extensive university.
Word of the Day
- The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'