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ERIC Number: ED423503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 607
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ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-0210-1
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Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession. Third Edition. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Komives, Susan R.; Woodard, Dudley B., Jr.
A solid foundation in current literature in the field of student affairs is provided. New in this edition are an expanded theory section, expanded coverage of diversity issues, management and outcomes, and discussion of the impact of college on students. Part 1, "Historical Roots and Contemporary Context," includes chapters (1) "Historical Overview of American Higher Education" (J. R. Thelin); (2) "The Development of Student Affairs" (E. M. Nuss); (3) "Diversification of Postsecondary Institutions" (J. C. Brazzell); (4) "Student Diversity on Today's Campuses" (E. El-Khawas). Part 2, "Professional Foundations and Principles," includes (5) "Guiding Values and Philosophy" (R. B. Young); (6) "Ethical Standards and Principles" (H. J. Canon); (7) "Legal Foundations of Student Affairs Practice" (M. J. Barr). Part 3, "Theoretical Bases of the Profession," covers (8) "The Nature and Uses of Theory" (M. K. McEwen); (9) "Theories of Student Development" (N. J. Evans); (10) "New Perspectives on Identity Development" (M. K. McEwen); (11) "Student Cognition and Learning" (P. M. King); (12) "Dynamics of Campus Environments" (C. C. Strange); (13) "Organizational Theory" (G. D. Kuh). Part 4, "Essential Competencies and Techniques," includes (14) "Leadership" (J. L. Rogers); (15) "Teaching and Training" (L. D. Roper); (16) "Counseling and Advising" (R. B. Winston, Jr.); (17) "Consultation and Mediation" (C. A Crego); (18) "Multiculturalism" (D. M. Talbot); (19) "Program Development and Group Advising" (M. J. Cuyjet); (20) "Assessment, Evaluation, and Research" (T. D. Erwin). Part 5, "Organizing and Managing Programs and Services," covers: (21) "Organization, Functions, and Standards of Practice" (A. Sandeen); (22) Planning and Finance" (J. H. Schuh); (23) "Technology and Information Systems" (L. G. Benedict); (24) "Managing Human Resources" (J. C. Dalton). Part 6, "Laying New Foundations for the Future," presents (25) "Learning from Research on Student Outcomes" (L. L. Baird); (26) "Building on the Past, Shaping the Future" (S. R. Komives, D. B. Woodward, Jr.). Resources appended include (A) "NASPA's Standards of Professional Practice"; (B) "ACPA's Statement of Ethical Principles and Standards"; (C) "ACPA's Policies and Procedures for Processing Complaints of Ethical Violations." (EMK)
Jossey-Bass Inc., 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104; Tel: 888-378-2537 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-605-2665 (Toll Free); Web Site: http://www.josseybass.com ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Note: Foreword by Ursula Delworth and Gary R. Hanson.