ERIC Number: ED368239
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Designing Successful Transitions: A Guide for Orienting Students to College. The Freshman Year Experience. Monograph Series Number 13.
Upcraft, M. Lee, Ed.; And Others
This monograph contains 14 papers on all aspects of college and university student and family orientation programs. The papers are: (1) "Orienting Today's Students" by M. Lee Upcraft; (2) "Theoretical Perspectives on Orientation" by Michael Dannells; (3) "Trends and Issues in Orientation Programs" by Gerry Strumpf and Greg Sharer; (4) "Components of a Comprehensive Orientation Program" by Becky F. Smith and Richard Brackin; (5) "Orientation as a Catalyst: Effective Retention through Academic and Social Integration" by Louis Fox and others; (6) "Organization and Administration of Orientation Programs" by Richard H. Mullendore and Jimmy Abraham; (7) "Orienting Diverse Populations" by Bonita Jacobs; (8) "Orientation Activities for the Families of New Students" by Diane M. Austin; (9) "Meeting the Demands of Many: Orientation at Two-Year Institutions" by Les Cook and Barry Sterns; (10) "Orienting Transfer Students" by Charlene Hager Harrison; (11) "The Freshman Orientation Seminar: Extending the Benefits of Traditional Orientation" by Betsy O. Barefoot and John N. Gardner; (12) "New Student Orientation and Technology: Oxymoron or Allies" Gary L. Kramer; (13) "Orientation Standards, Evaluation, and Assessment" by Richard H. Mullendore and Gary M. Biller; and (14) "Perspective on the Future of Orientation" by John N. Gardner and David A. Hansen. Also included is a summary of the Council for the Advancement of Standards guidelines and standards for student orientation programs and information on the authors. References accompany individual papers. (JB)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Instruction, College Programs, College Role, Educational Trends, Family School Relationship, First Year Seminars, Higher Education, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Evaluation, School Holding Power, School Orientation, Standards, Student College Relationship, Transfer Students, Transitional Programs, Two Year Colleges
University of South Carolina, The Freshman Year Experience, 1728 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208 ($25).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience.; National Orientation Directors Association.
Identifiers: College Orientation Program; Diversity (Student)