Beliefs Agenda Resources

Supporting Articles

The Impact of Faculty Attitudes About Intelligence

Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

Scott Jaschik | Inside Higher Ed

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People in confusion. Concept of fusion of thoughts
There Is a Better Way to Teach Students with Learning Disabilities

About five decades ago, scientists believed that our brains were fixed ... Recently, though, the scientific world has found that this may be wrong — and that even students diagnosed with learning disabilities may develop the brain pathways they need, through careful teaching.

Jo Boaler & Tayna Lamar | Time

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After Black Student Is Kept Out of Class Discussion, NYU School Acknowledges ‘Institutional Racism’

... administrators at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work have acknowledged that it has a problem with “ongoing institutional racism,” especially in the classroom.

Emma Pettit | The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Fighting the Stigma About Community Colleges

One president's thesis: to recruit more students straight from high school, it's time to admit that there's an image problem. New data show the stigma issue is real among high school counselors.

Scott Jaschik | Inside Higher Ed

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Persistence: The Success of Students Who Transfer From Community Colleges to Selective Four-Year Universities

Why this resource?
"This report, for the first time, disaggregates the transfer student population to examine the patterns and outcomes of students transferring from two-year colleges versus those transferring between four-year institutions."

Dr. Jennifer Glynn | Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 
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Recommended Reading

Roger Connors & Tom Smith

Change The Culture, Change The Game

Referenced with permission from Partners in Leadership, the Results Pyramid as presented in Change the Culture Change, Change the Game is the conceptual framework for how to change the culture in higher education from completion only to a completion + GRIT, as presented in Complete the Agenda in Higher Education: Challenge Beliefs About Student Success.

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success | Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.
The College Fear Factor | Rebecca D. Cox
The Vanishing American Adult | Ben Sasse
Limitless Mind | Jo Boaler
Becoming A Student-Ready College | Tia Brown McNair | Susan Albertine | Michelle Asha Cooper | Thomas Major, Jr. | Estela Bensimon | Nicole McDonald

Presentations & Videos by Lee Ann

Lone Star College

ABWA Women Empowering Women Conference | Tomball, Tx. | May 1, 2019

Texas Association for Developmental Education |
Texas Chapter of the College Reading & Learning Association | Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board | The Center for Academic Achievement at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

Annual CASP Conference | Corpus Christi, Tx. | October 27, 2016

Grit Mindset: Making Waves for Student Success
American Association of Community Colleges

98th Annual Convengtion | Dallas, Tx. | April 2018

Lone Star College - Houston North

Fall Gathering | Houston, Tx. | September 18, 2018

TEACH (Transforming Education and Changing History)

Pre-Conference Scholarship Dinner | Tomball, Tx. | September 29, 2016

Texas Council of Chief Student Affairs Officers (TCCSAO)

Conference | Montgomery, Tx. | June 2, 2016


Tedx Events | Tomball, Tx. | September 18, 2018

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