ERIC Number: ED310664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Students, Athletes, Black Students, College Environment, College Freshmen, Commuting Students, Counseling Services, Disabilities, Females, First Year Seminars, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Orientation, Program Development, School Holding Power, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student College Relationship, Student Development, Student Needs
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1310 ($32.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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