ERIC Number: ED334884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Residence Life Programs and the First-Year Experience. The Freshman Year Experience. Monograph Series No. 5.
Zeller, William, Ed.; And Others
This monograph contains papers which suggest means of implementing residential programs, services, and facilities that will help to meet the needs of first-year college students. Fourteen papers are presented and are as follows: "Reflections on the First Year Residential Experience" (John N. Gardner); "The Role of Residential Programs in the Recruitment and Orientation of New Students" (Brenda Rust O'Beirne); "Assigning First-Year Students to College Residence Halls" (Roger A. Ballou); "The Role of Residence Life Programs in Easing the Transition for First-Year Students" (Robert E. Mosier); "Encouraging the Retention and Academic Success of First-Year Students" (Derrell Hart); "Paraprofessional Staff and the First-Year Experience" (Lawrence J. Miltenberger); "Residence Life Programming and the First-Year Experience" (Kim Dude and Shawn Shepherd Hayhurst); "Leadership Education and the Residential First Year" (William J. Zeller); "Residence Life Programs and the First-Year Experience: Personal Safety and Security" (John A. Sautter); "Decision Making and Career Planning as College Success Factors in the Residential First Year" (Michael B. Hoctor and Carol Roberts-Corb); "Promoting Diversity Among New Students in Predominately White Residence Halls" (Lyn Jackson); "The Joys and Sorrows of Moral and Intellectual Maturation" (John M. Whiteley); and "Assessment and Evaluation" (Carolyn J. Palmer). Summary and conclusions are provided by M. Lee Upcraft. References follow papers. (GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), College Freshmen, College Housing, Dormitories, Group Experience, Higher Education, Residential Colleges, Residential Programs, School Holding Power, Student Needs, Transitional Programs
National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience, 1728 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208 ($25.00).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of Coll. and Univ. Housing Officers, Columbia, MO.; South Carolina Univ., Columbia. Center for the Study of the Freshman Year Experience.
Note: For other titles in this series, see HE 024 673-676.