This week-end I’m at the History of Education Society Annual Meeting and don’t have time to do a post. Thankfully, a reader volunteered one. So without further ado, here’s Elaine Hirsch’s survey of some research on homeschooling in higher education: (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘College admission of homeschoolers’
Posted in Homeschooling and Higher Education, tagged College admission of homeschoolers, Community Colleges, Home School Legal Defense Association, Homeschooling and Higher Education, HSLDA, Molly H. Duggan on April 26, 2010| 7 Comments »
This post reviews Molly H. Duggan, “Are Community Colleges ‘Home-School Friendly?’: An Exploration of Community College Web Sites as an Indicator of ‘Friendliness'” in Community College Journal of Research and Practice 34: 55-63 (2010).
Posted in History of Homeschooling, Homeschooling and Higher Education, tagged Catholic homeschooling, College admission of homeschoolers, Deborah Gordon, Emergence, Friendship Learning Center, Gregory J. Millman, Jane Jacobs, John H. Holland, John Holt, Lawrence Rudner, Martine P. Millman, Nancy Plent, New Jersey, Richard G. Medlin, Robert Putnam, Unschoolers Network on December 2, 2008| 1 Comment »
This post reviews Gregory and Martine Millman, Homeschooling: A Family’s Journey(New York: Penguin, 2008).
Gregory Millman, economics journalist and author of several books on monetary policy, and his wife Martine Millman here produce a beautiful book that is part memoir, part how-to guide, and part research review on select homeschooling topics. For this review I will stress the research component of the book. (more…)
Posted in Homeschooling and Higher Education, tagged Brian Ray, Cam Cruickshank, Chris Klicka, College admission of homeschoolers, HSLDA, Isabel Lyman, Lawrence Rudner, Perry Haan on July 2, 2008| Leave a Comment »
This post reviews Perry Haan and Cam Cruickshank, “Marketing Colleges to Home-Schooled Students” in Journal of Marketing for Higher Education 16, no. 2 (2006): 25-43.
Haan and Cruickshank, both affiliated with Tiffin University in Ohio, here orient college administrators to the homeschooling movement and make a case for increased recruitment from its ranks as a viable strategy for enrollment growth. (more…)