How Are Transfer Students Perceived

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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 Participants 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 The Crossroads Becoming the Author of One’s Life Internal Foundations

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 Situation Self Support Strategies

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