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ALISE 2020 | Breakout Session B.14. -Panel - Shared screen with speaker view
Africa Hands (she/her)
58:56
More info here: https://firstgen.naspa.org/engagement/first-generation-college-celebration/first-generation-college-celebration
Michele Villagran (she/her)
01:08:06
Thanks for posting Dr. Hands. These were my references: https://rb.gy/1wm8bx
Melissa A Wong
01:08:41
Great presentations! I’m so happy to see an entire session at ALISE on this topic.
Sandy Hirsh
01:09:21
Excellent session!
Melissa A Wong
01:09:32
First-generation graduate students is a very under researched topic.
Eric Ely (he/him/his)
01:09:56
Generally to all: In discussions of all forms of capital, how up front are we with students? How can we help them obtain strategies to make them aware of the process of domination and empower traditionally marginalized students (particularly relevant to intersectionality and FGS)?
Melissa A Wong
01:09:58
I would love to hear more about specific strategies people are using in their courses to support first-generation students.
Kawanna Bright (she/her/hers)
01:11:40
Dr. Villagran - you mentioned the experience of students feeling both isolated on campus and isolated from their families. Any thoughts on whether experiencing this isolation earlier than higher ed (starting in middle school) might actually make the shift to college easier since that dual isolating experience would not be new?
tonisamek
01:14:01
May I jump into this wonderful conversation thread when time permits?
Melissa A Wong
01:14:22
It often comes up in my academic librarianship class and people self-disclose. Students seem very happy to “find” one another. This conversation is prompting me to reflect on what I could do more deliberately.
anthony
01:15:24
@ Toni: will open up to you next opening...
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:19:46
Erik: Can you take the mic and clarify your question? What you mean by upfront?
Michele Villagran (she/her)
01:19:53
Kawanna, I can address your question next.
Kawanna Bright (she/her/hers)
01:22:46
Thank you, Dr. Villagran!
anthony
01:23:35
How about this... at the very moment when the culture is trying hard(er) to grapple with systemic racism, might looking more directly at social class appear diversionary?
Michele Villagran (she/her)
01:25:51
Center for First-Generation Student Success: https://firstgen.naspa.org/
Eric Ely (he/him/his)
01:26:35
Thank you!
Melissa A Wong
01:27:32
Racism exists. Classism exists. First generation students have unique challenges and needs. I think we are talented enough to address all of these things, including how they intersect, without denying the existence of one of them.
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:28:56
Self-made does not exist.
Rebecca Davis (she/her/hers)
01:29:14
How can learning about challenges that FGS face improve the student experience and make LIS programs better?
anthony
01:31:02
This live q&a is being recorded and the chat will be save too
Eric Ely (he/him/his)
01:32:30
Rebecca, I like this way of thinking. Very generally, much of what I've read positions FGS from deficit perspectives. Applying asset-based perspectives to FGS - and all students - provides avenues to improving educational experiences for all.
anthony
01:33:34
Right, Eric... I believe that my use of asset-based perspective was persuasive to the agencies who have awarded this work grants so far...
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:34:30
Erik: This article might be of interest: https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/ILS-04-2020-0065/full/html
Eric Ely (he/him/his)
01:35:26
Thank you!
Michele Villagran (she/her)
01:39:16
The Privileged Poor https://www.amazon.com/Privileged-Poor-Colleges-Disadvantaged-Students/dp/0674976894
Melissa A Wong
01:40:27
Anthony’s comments about letters of reference prompted me to reflect on application processes. Do we need to take a step back and look at process of even applying to our programs and how open those processes are to first generation students?
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:40:37
Yup.
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:40:48
That's part of the hidden curriculum and processes I mentioned.
tonisamek
01:40:57
absolutely great point
Danielle Pollock
01:41:18
Excellent point
tonisamek
01:42:36
thanks Africa on hidden curriculum (I apologize for my wrong notes)!
Melissa A Wong
01:42:38
Thank you all so much! Great presentations and conversation.
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:42:43
:-)
Kawanna Bright (she/her/hers)
01:42:44
Thank you all - great discussion!
Eric Ely (he/him/his)
01:42:46
Thank you everyone!
Africa Hands (she/her)
01:42:51
Good conversation. Thanks everyone.
Danielle Pollock
01:42:54
Thank *you*!