ERIC Number: ED401782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Students in Transition. Coming and Going: Transitions along the Collegiate Journey. Conference Proceedings (2nd, San Antonio, Texas, October 23-26, 1996).
This compendium of abstracts of papers presented at a conference on student transition concentrates on three major student transitions: freshman, transfer, and senior. Each abstract provides a succinct statement of the paper as well as name and contact information of the presenter. Included among the 67 titles are the following: "Personal, Educational, and Employment Characteristics of Adult Learners," (Stephen P. Hundley); "Native American Indians and the Western Tradition: A Learning Community," (Linda J. Palumbo and Ana Torres-Bower); "Stress Management: A Survival Course for the Transitional Student," (Denise L.W. Simmons); "Navigating the Academic Experience: Transition Issues for Adults and Students of Color," (Darryl E. Jones and Yolanda Hart); "Distance Learning: Is it the Next Best Thing to Being There?" (Melodie Phillips and Jeff S. Allbritten); "To Set Souls Free: Resurrecting Values at the Core of the Curriculum," (Jeffrey Gordon); "Coming of Age in America: The Third World Grows Up on U.S. Campuses," (Lily Maestas); "Students Mentoring Students: A Transition Program for Freshmen and Transfer Women in Science and Engineering," (Janny Walker); "Dancing with Diversity: Evaluating Aesthetic Education in Nebraska's Freshman Seminar," (Suzanne Prenger and James McShane); "Profiles with Promise: A Pilot Program for At-Risk Students in Freshman Seminar," (Mary E. Parker and Lila G. Vars). (CH)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, College Freshmen, College Seniors, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Counseling, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Transfer Programs, Transfer Students, Transitional Programs
National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 1728 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208 ($25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.; South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A