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Publications

Means, D., Miller-Dyce, C. & LaPlante, K. (accepted for publication with revisions). The Family Educational Engagement Experiences of Underserved High School Students in a College Access Program. Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs.

Moore, J., Pyne, K.B. & Patch, P. (2013). Writing the transition to college: A summer college writing experience at Elon University.  Composition Forum, 27,online. Available at: http://compositionforum.com/issue/27/elon.php.

Means, D. R. & Pyne, K.B. (forthcoming 2016). After access: Underrepresented students post-matriculation perceptions of college access capital.  Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, & Practice, 17(4).

Moore, J., Pyne, K.B. & Patch, P. (forthcoming) Writing the transition to college: A summer college writing experience at Elon University. In M.J. Reiff, A. Bawarshi, M. Baliff, & C. Weisser (Eds.), Ecologies of writing programs: Profiles of writing programs in context. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. [Reprint + Coda of 2013 article]

Scott, M.A., Pyne, K.B. & Means, D.R. (2015). Approaching praxis: YPAR as critical pedagogical process in a college access program. The High School Journal, 98(2), 138-157. doi:10.1353/hsj.2015.0003

Pyne, K.B., Scott, M.A., O’Brien*, M., Stevenson*, A., & Musah*, M. (2014). The critical pedagogy of mentoring: Undergraduate researchers as mentors in youth participatory action research.  Collaborative Anthropologies, 7(1), 50-83.  [*co-written with undergraduate research assistants/summer program mentors]

Pyne, K.B. & Means, D. R. (2013). Underrepresented and in/visible: A Hispanic first-generation student’s narratives of college. The Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 6(3), 186-198. doi: 10.1037/a0034115
 
Pyne, K.B., Scott, M. A. & Long, D.  (2013). From structural inequalities to speaking out: Youth participatory action research in college access collaborations.  PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement, 2(1), 51-70. Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/prism/vol2/iss1/4

Pyne, K.B.  (2012).  Reading and college readiness.  Educational Leadership, 69(9). Available at www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/jun12/vol69/num09/Reading-and-College-Readiness.aspx.

Miller-Dyce, C., Albold, C., & Long, D. (2012). Tapping into aspirations: Building on family and student pre-college beliefs. The High School Journal (accepted for publication).

Speaking Out: Underrepresented Students Challenging the Inequities of College Access (2011). CreatePress. (self published) with Mary Alice Scott, Kim Pyne, Molly O’Brien, Andrew Stevenson, Muhammad Musah, and 13 Elon Academy scholars.

UnHoped For. (2011). The Elon Documentary project, directed by Dr. Brooke Barnett, Associate Professor in the School of Communications, followed the charter Alpha class of the Elon Academy for three years, from admission to the program through acceptance into college.  In 2007, Elon University sophomore Communications Fellows lived with and filmed Elon Academy scholars during the initial summer program and also recorded their involvement in the year-round activities.  For the past four years other communications majors have continued the project.  The documentary demonstrates the transformational nature of a college access program such as the Elon Academy, with the hope that other colleges and universities will be inspired to undertake similar ventures in their own communities. 

Pyne, K.B., Scott, M.A.,  Means, D. and O’Brien, M. (2011).  From individuals to agents:  Youth participatory research as access to equity.  Anthropology News, December Council of Anthropology and Education News, Dec. 2011. Available at: www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2011/12/13/december-cae-news/.

Go-4-College DVD. (2010). Linda Lashendock, Manager of Video Services and Event Production and Tyler West, Elon University Communications Major worked closely with me to produce a DVD about preparing and gaining admission to college. The DVD includes four parts: Preparing for College During High School, Standardized Tests: PSAT, SAT, and ACT, Applying to College, and Paying for College. The target audience includes students, parents, counselors, teachers, and administrators.

Long, D., Means, D., and Pyne, K. (2008). College by design: A university-community partnership. Educational Leadership, 66(2), 77-79.