Introduction. Karen WatsonDirector of Academic SupportCollege of Liberal Arts and Human [email protected], 540-231-6770ParticipantsWho are you? 2-Year School? 4-Year School?. Examples of Perceptions. Mizzou Tiger WalkEstablishing Transfer Orientation Separate from Freshman OrientationTr
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1. How Are Transfer Students Perceived? 8th Annual Conference of the
National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students
2. Introduction Karen Watson
Director of Academic Support
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
[email protected], 540-231-6770
Who are you? 2-Year School? 4-Year School?
3. Examples of Perceptions Mizzou Tiger Walk
Establishing Transfer Orientation Separate from Freshman Orientation
Transfer Student/Corps of Cadets Member/Naval ROTC Member
4. Discussion Questions Discuss in groups the questions on the pink handout.
As you discuss the answers to the questions list of variables that can affect transfer students’ perceptions and our perceptions of transfer students
5. Theories That Include Our Variables To understand transfer students’ perceptions
To understand the transfer transition
To understand the role of others in the transition process
6. Baxter Magolda’s Theory of Self-Authorship Three Distinct Phases of Development
Becoming the Author of One’s Life
7. Wawrzynski & Pizzolato (2006) “As students move along the self authorship continuum, they move from feeling dissatisfied and in need of self-definition (The Crossroads), through actively working to develop internal perspectives and self-definition (Becoming the Author of One’s Life), to actually having a set of internally defined perspectives used to guide action and knowledge construction.”
8. Schlossberg’s Transition Theory Transition Phases
Moving in, Moving Through, and Moving Out
Four Major Factors that influence a person’s ability to cope with a transition