Where You Work Matters: Student Affairs Administration at Different Types of Institutions American College Personnel Association Series

University Press of America #ad - For instance, the standard bearers at liberal art colleges share as much in common with the generalists at comprehensive institutions as they do with the interpreters at religiously affiliated campuses. The specialists at research universities are juxtaposed against the producers at community colleges, however they have closer ties to the change agents at Hispanic-serving institutions.

Based on data and commentaries from more than 1, 100 practitioners, this book describes how the experience of student affairs administrators varies by institutional type. The work of the guardians at historically Black colleges and universities is linked to practice at both liberal arts and community colleges.

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Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice

Jossey-Bass #ad - The result is a text that is comprehensive, sophisticated, and accessible—and one that is attuned to the contemporary realities of the complexities of student development. Susan R. Learning activities in the appendix promote comprehension and application of theory. With five new or expanded chapters and critical updates throughout the text, this third edition expertly presents the complex, multifaceted, and continually evolving nature of the theories that inform scholars and professionals in their research and practice with college students.

A new framework provides guidance for facilitating dialogues about theory, teaching theory, and the importance of educators as consumers of theory. This third edition includes new chapters on social class, disability, and emerging identity theories, with expanded coverage of faith and gender identity. Discussion questions conclude each chapter and vignettes are woven throughout to provide practical context for theory.

Get updated on the latest in student development theory and application Consider both the psychosocial and cognitive aspects of identity Learn strategies for difficult dialogues, and the importance of reflection Adopt an integrated, holistic approach to complex student development issues Student Development in College is the ideal resource for today's multifaceted student affairs role.

Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice #ad - These authors, professionals, consummately aware of the needs of emerging and continuing student affairs professionals, have crafted a text that will be both eminently practical and intellectually engaging for graduate students, and faculty alike. Dafina-lazarus stewart, associate professor, higher education and student affairs, Bowling Green State University "This third edition of Student Development in College beautifully presents the theoretical terrain of student development by honoring the foundational theories upon which the field was developed and foregrounding newer theories with brand new content and fresh perspectives.

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Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education

Jossey-Bass #ad - Accessible and theoretically grounded, this book reflects the realities of contemporary practice in student affairs. Student services provides the most complete overview of the foundations, philosophies, ethics, and theories that guide today's student affairs professional. This new sixth edition has been updated throughout to align with current scholarship, and expanded with four new chapters on student development, crisis management, programming, and applications.

Twenty new authors join the roster of expert contributors, psychosocial development, assessment and evaluation, bringing new perspective on critical issues such as ethical standards, campus culture, student retention, and much more. The bestselling student affairs text, updated for today's evolving campus Student Services is the classic comprehensive text for graduate students in student affairs, written by top scholars and practitioners in the field.

Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education #ad - The student affairs staff has the responsibility for a vast array of services and support roles for students on every type of campus. This book provides a thorough overview of the field's many facets, with invaluable real-world insight from leading practitioners. The role requires a broad skill set, and conceptual grounding in a number of disciplines.

Understand the theoretical bases of development, supervision, and more as colleges and universities offer more and more services to an increasingly diverse student population, identity, and change Delve into the organizational frameworks vital to any institution Learn the historical context of higher education and the student affairs role Master essential competencies including professionalism, crisis management, learning, the responsibility for these programs falls to student affairs educators.

End-of-chapter questions help reinforce the material presented, advising, counseling and helping skills, environmental theories, leadership, and unique coverage of critical theoretical perspectives, and other useful topics make this book a foundational resource for those preparing for a student affairs career.


A History of American Higher Education, 2nd Edition

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A History of American Higher Education, 2nd Edition #ad - . In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. This edition brings the discussion of perennial hot-button issues such as big-time sports programs up to date and addresses such current areas of contention as the changing role of governing boards and the financial challenges posed by the economic downturn.


Designing for Learning: Creating Campus Environments for Student Success

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You'll learn which factors make a living-learning community effective, and how to implement these factors in the renovation of campus facilities. Campus design is no longer just about grassy quads and ivy-covered walls—the past decade has seen a surge in new designs that facilitate learning and nurture student development.

This second edition offers new coverage of universal design, multicultural environments, and safety, social networking, online environments, learning communities, and challenges educators to evaluate the potential for change on their own campuses. An updated selection of vignettes, case scenarios, and institutional examples help you apply theory to practice, and end-of-chapter reflection questions allow you to test your understanding and probe deeper into the material and how it applies to your environment.

Designing for Learning: Creating Campus Environments for Student Success #ad - . Johns hopkins University Press. Designing for learning gives you a greater understanding of modern campus design, and the practical application that brings theory to life. This book introduces you to the many design factors that impact student success, and helps you develop a solid strategy for implementing the changes that can make the biggest difference to your campus.


How Colleges Work: The Cybernetics of Academic Organization and Leadership

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The Strategic Guide to Shaping Your Student Affairs Career

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She highlights major trends, the expectations and realities of starting in a new position, discusses the typical paths of entry to the profession, the process of socialization, and the required skills and competencies. Johns hopkins University Press. Jossey-Bass. This is a book for any student affairs professional who wants to strategically shape his or her career path―and will be particularly helpful for people in early or mid-career, or contemplating a career, in student affairs.

The Strategic Guide to Shaping Your Student Affairs Career #ad - By engagingly offering us the fruits of the reflective and strategic approach she has used to shape her own career, and by gathering the voices of 25 professionals who offer the insights and advice derived from their own experiences, and of the theoretical and practical approaches she has undertaken to map out the culture and dynamics of student affairs, Sonja Ardoin has created a guide for everyone in student affairs who wants to be intentional in setting the course for their professional and personal development.

She begins by describing the changing and varied student populations who are the heart of this field, the range of functional areas, and outlines the typical organizational structures of student affairs, and how practice varies by size and type of institution.


The Handbook of Student Affairs Administration

Jossey-Bass #ad - Jossey-Bass. Professionals at all levels of student affairs administration need practical, timely, and applied information on the myriad issues that fall under the student affairs umbrella. Johns hopkins University Press. New material includes the role of student affairs in study abroad programs, working with student athletes, student use of technology and using social media to serve students, and more.

The handbook of student affairs Administration provides invaluable guidance to graduate students and professionals alike, and is the one resource you should not be without. This naspa-sponsored guide collects the latest information, methods, and advice from the field's leading authorities to bring you up to date on the latest solutions and best practices.

The Handbook of Student Affairs Administration #ad - Emerging populations are discussed throughout, featuring specific advice for working with veterans and dual-enrolling high school students. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the most current and effective practices in student affairs administration. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. New chapters address persistence, retention, and completion; teaching and learning; working with athletics and recreation; leadership; purpose and civic engagement; spirituality; and fundraising.

Learn about the dominant organization and administration models in student affairs Stay up to date on core competencies and professional development models Examine the latest literature, and consider both the newest and lasting issues facing student affairs Instructor resources available As both the student population and the college experience grow more diverse, student affairs professionals need to update their toolset to face the broader scope of the field and the new challenges that arise every day.

The foremost authorities on student affairs address Issues Facing The Field Today The Handbook of Student Affairs Administration is a comprehensive and thoughtful resource for the field, with expert insight on the issues facing student affairs.


Redesigning America's Community Colleges: A Clearer Path to Student Success

Harvard University Press #ad - Johns hopkins University Press. It makes a compelling case that two-year colleges can substantially increase their rates of student success, if they are willing to rethink the ways in which they organize programs of study, support services, and instruction. Community colleges were originally designed to expand college enrollments at low cost, not to maximize completion of high-quality programs of study.

Redesigning america’s community Colleges is a concise, evidence-based guide for educational leaders whose institutions typically receive short shrift in academic and policy discussions. Yet fewer than 40 percent of entrants complete an undergraduate degree within six years. In the united states, 1, 200 community colleges enroll over ten million students each year―nearly half of the nation’s undergraduates.

Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Jossey-Bass. The result was a cafeteria-style model in which students pick courses from a bewildering array of choices, with little guidance. The authors urge administrators and faculty to reject this traditional model in favor of “guided pathways”―clearer, more educationally coherent programs of study that simplify students’ choices without limiting their options and that enable them to complete credentials and advance to further education and the labor market more quickly and at less cost.

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This fact has put pressure on community colleges to improve academic outcomes for their students.


The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition: Student Version

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The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition: Student Version #ad - In addition, the authors will periodically update the Student Version by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted by NACUA. Harvard University Press. Jossey-Bass. Based on the fifth edition of kaplin and lee’s indispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of higher education, reference, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: Student Version provides an up-to-date textbook, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles.

. Johns hopkins University Press. The student version includes the materials from the full fifth edition that most relate to student interests and are most suitable for classroom instruction.


One Size Does Not Fit All

Routledge #ad - Based on a qualitative, multi-institutional research project, and programs that contribute to increased student engagement, One Size Does Not Fit All explores a variety of policies, success, practices, and learning. Harvard University Press. Schuh advocate an original approach by presenting 11 models of student affairs practice, including both traditional and innovative programs.

In the second edition of this influential book, leading scholars Kathleen Manning, Jillian Kinzie, and John H. In the day-to-day work of higher education administration, student affairs professionals know that different institutional types―whether a small liberal arts college, a doctoral intensive institution, or a large private university―require different practical approaches.

One Size Does Not Fit All #ad - Despite this, most student affairs literature emphasizes a "one size fits all" approach to practice, giving little attention to the differing models of student affairs practice and their diversity across institutions. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Routledge. New to this revised edition: refinement of models in light of recent nsse data and current developments in higher education, updated information throughout about model assessment and techniques to renew divisions of student affairs, An entirely new Part IV, including budget cuts and the economic crisis, A deeper analysis of how models of student affairs practice relate to institutional mission and purposes, End-of-chapter discussion questions to guide thinking about ways to incorporate models in one’s own context, including chapters on "Catalysts and Tools for Change" and "Redesigning Your Student Affairs Division.

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