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
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- + geck.