New student disorientation: Becoming a member of an academic community
Author(s): Magolda, P.
Citation: Magolda, P. (1997). New student disorientation: Becoming a member of an academic community. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 9(1), 43-104.
The author reports on part of a 28-month study of college students who participated in an academic community. Specifically, the paper explores the activities of the residential college's Welcome Week, where students discussed issues concerning academics and the cultural community.