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Peer Minister Presentation
Daniel A. Zepp, First Year Experience
Theoretical Understanding of
First-Year (Keys to Persistence)
!   Tinto’s Student Departure Theory
!   Academic integratio...
Theoretical Understanding of
First-Year (Keys to Persistence)
! Pascarella and Terenzini’s focus of the institutions quali...
Academic Convocation
Thursday, September 12th Bill Strickland, author of
Make the Impossible Possible
48HOURS(
(The(Freshman(Weekend(Experience(
November(8*10(
November(22*24(
February(7*9!
February(21*23(
(
Challenge Yourse...
48HOURS Talk Themes
!   Freedom & Responsibility
!   Challenge of Academics
!   Importance of Co-Curriculars
!   Unexpecte...
48HOURS Outcomes
!   The “oh, you too” moment
!   Builds self-reliance
!   Builds comfort and confidence in articulating f...
Model Gender Majority Myth
(Harper & Harris, 2010)
!   Five flawed assumptions about college men:
!   1) Every male studen...
Men’s Issues
!   “If I was to say what is the major emotion of American
masculinity, it is anxiety. Why? Because you have ...
Discussion
Relevant Themes
!   Gender as social construction
!   Gender as performative
!   Rooted in insecurity
!   In opposition to...
A Conceptual Model of the Meanings College
Men Make of Masculinities (Harris, 2010)
Grounded Theory of College Men’s Gender
Identity Development (Edwards, 2009)
!   Social Context: External Expectations of ...
Implications for Ministry?
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  1. 1. Peer Minister Presentation Daniel A. Zepp, First Year Experience
  2. 2. Theoretical Understanding of First-Year (Keys to Persistence) !   Tinto’s Student Departure Theory !   Academic integration (academic performance) !   Social integration (participation in college life) !   Students who are unable to connect with either academic or social subsystems are more likely to leave ! Astin’s “I-E-O” (Input-Environment-Output) or Student Integration Model !   Assesses the impact of the various institutional environments and experiences by determining whether students grow or change
  3. 3. Theoretical Understanding of First-Year (Keys to Persistence) ! Pascarella and Terenzini’s focus of the institutions quality of effort to involve students with the resources of the institution !   Bean and Eaton’s Psychological Model of college student retention on four psychological theories: Attitude-behavior, coping behavior (approach-avoidance), self-efficacy, and attribution (locus of control) !   Factors affecting retention are ultimately individual and form the foundation for retention decisions !   Given the understanding of these processes involved in developing academic and social integration, an institution can create programs and environments that increase academic and social integration and increase student success
  4. 4. Academic Convocation Thursday, September 12th Bill Strickland, author of Make the Impossible Possible
  5. 5. 48HOURS( (The(Freshman(Weekend(Experience( November(8*10( November(22*24( February(7*9! February(21*23( ( Challenge Yourself. Register(on(Agora!Portal(Today!( Office(of(First(Year(Experience(((617.552.3281(((48hours@bc.edu(
  6. 6. 48HOURS Talk Themes !   Freedom & Responsibility !   Challenge of Academics !   Importance of Co-Curriculars !   Unexpected Social Pressures !   Friends & Relationships
  7. 7. 48HOURS Outcomes !   The “oh, you too” moment !   Builds self-reliance !   Builds comfort and confidence in articulating feelings !   Builds listening skills and reflective capabilities !   Chance to verbalize goals and receive feedback !   Aids in branching out !   Breaks down façade and superficiality of relationships !   48HOURS = subtle but powerful impact
  8. 8. Model Gender Majority Myth (Harper & Harris, 2010) !   Five flawed assumptions about college men: !   1) Every male student benefits similarly from gender privilege !   2) Gender initiatives need not include men unless they are focused on reducing violence and sexual assault against women !   3) Undergraduate men do not encounter harmful stereotypes, social and academic challenges, and differential treatment in college environments because of their gender !   4) Male students do not require gender-specific resources and support !   5) Historical dominance and structural determinism ensure success for the overwhelming majority of contemporary college men
  9. 9. Men’s Issues !   “If I was to say what is the major emotion of American masculinity, it is anxiety. Why? Because you have to prove your masculinity all the time.” – Michael Kimmel ! The Mask You Live In
  10. 10. Discussion
  11. 11. Relevant Themes !   Gender as social construction !   Gender as performative !   Rooted in insecurity !   In opposition to femininity !   The Mask of Masculinity !   Devalues relational desires, caring, empathy, etc. !   Importance of Permission !   To show wide range of feelings and emotion !   To be genuine and authentic
  12. 12. A Conceptual Model of the Meanings College Men Make of Masculinities (Harris, 2010)
  13. 13. Grounded Theory of College Men’s Gender Identity Development (Edwards, 2009) !   Social Context: External Expectations of What It Means To Be a Man !   Dominant society’s expectations !   Subordinated cultural group expectations !   Performing Masculinity According to External Expectations !   Phase 1: Feeling a Need to Put On a Mask !   Phase 2: Wearing a Mask !   Phase 3: Experiencing and Recognizing Consequences of Wearing a Mask !   Beginning to Transcend External Expectations
  14. 14. Implications for Ministry?

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