“I don't know, I've never been to college!” Dual enrollment as a college readiness strategy
Article first published online: 19 JUN 2012
Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
New Directions for Higher Education
Special Issue: Dual Enrollment: Strategies, Outcomes, and Lessons for School–College Partnerships
Volume 2012, Issue 158, pages 21–28, Summer 2012
How to Cite
Mechur Karp, M. (2012), “I don't know, I've never been to college!” Dual enrollment as a college readiness strategy. New Directions for Higher Education, 2012: 21–28. doi: 10.1002/he.20011
- Issue published online: 19 JUN 2012
- Article first published online: 19 JUN 2012
This chapter provides a theoretical framework through which to understand the experiences of dual enrollment students. Through anticipatory socialization and role rehearsal, participants “try out” the role of college student and develop the skills necessary for future postsecondary success.