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ERIC Number: ED310664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 441
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55542-147-4
The Freshman Year Experience. Helping Students Survive and Succeed in College.
Upcraft, M. Lee; Gardner, John N.
Guidelines to enhancing the freshman year experience are presented in the following chapters: (1) "A Comprehensive Approach to Enhancing Freshman Success" (M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardner); (2) "Who Are Today's Freshmen?" (Arthur Levine); (3) "A Historical Look at the Freshman Year Experience" (John Orr Dwyer); (4) "Understanding Student Development: Insights from Theory" (Upcraft); (5) "Impact of College Environments on Freshman Students" (James H. Banning); (6) "Connecting Students to Institutions: Keys to Retention and Success" (Randi Levitz, Lee Noel); (7) "Orientation Programs" (Donald J. Perigo, M. Lee Upcraft); (8) "Academic Advising" (Gary L. Kramer, Robert W. Spencer); (9) "Academic Support Programs" (Timothy L. Walter, Audrey Gomon, Pamela J. Guenzel, Donald E. P. Smith); (10) "Mentoring Programs (Cynthia S. Johnson); (11) "Counseling" (Jack R. Rayman, Jeffrey W. Garis); (12) "Residence Halls and Campus Activities" (Upcraft); (13) "Health and Wellness Programs" (Frederick A. Leafgren); (14) "Character Development" (John M. Whiteley); (15) "Origins and Purposes of the Freshman Seminar" (Virginia P. Gordon); (16) "Elements of an Effective Seminar: The University 101 Program" (A. Jerome Jewler); (17) "How Seminars Enhance Student Success" (Paul P. Fidler, Mary Stuart Hunter); (18) "Starting a Freshman Seminar Program" (Gardner); (19) "A President's Perspective on the Value of Freshman Seminars" (Betty L. Siegel); (20) "Hispanic Students" (Manuel J. Justiz, Laura I. Rendon); (21) "Black Students" (Augustine W. Pounds); (22) "Women Students" (Sabrina C. Chapman); (23) "Adult Learners" (Barbara A. Copland); (24) "Commuter Students" (Robert L. Rice); (25) "Student Athletes" (Timothy L. Walter, Donald E. P. Smith); (26) "Disabled Students" (Brenda G. Hameister); (27) "Honors Students" (Anne L. Day); (28) "Providing Administrative, Faculty and Staff Leadership" (Mary Ann D. Sagaria, Linda K. Johnsrud); and (29) "Academic and Student Affairs in Partnership for Freshman Success" (Raymond O. Murphy). Name and subject indexes are provided. Contains 520 references. (KM)
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1310 ($32.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A