A Different Road to College: A Guide for Transitioning to College for Non-traditional Students
by Alise Lamoreaux
Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources 2016
Number of pages: 120
The book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
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