ERIC Number: ED433744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Gaining the Competitive Edge: Enriching the Collegiate Experience of the New Student-Athlete. Monograph Series, No. 27.
Robinson, Stephen, Ed.
This monograph explores and discusses issues related to student-athletes with emphasis on entering student-athletes, and on development of programs to facilitate positive relationships between student-athletes and their universities. Following an introduction by the editor, the included chapters are: (1) "An Interview with Mike McGee" (Betsy O. Barefoot); (2) "Counseling the Collegiate Student-Athlete: History, Problems, and Possible Innovations" (Tim Fields); (3) "Self-Efficacy: A Tool for Providing Effective Support Services for Student-Athletes" (Jutta Street); (4) "Essential Components for Successful Collaboration between Coaches and Athletic Academic Advisors" (Pam Wuestenberg); (5) "Student-Athlete Welfare or 'Welfare'?" (Daniel Boggan, Jr.); (6) "NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills Program: Results of the Help-Seeking Survey Research Project" (Meg Murray); (7) "History of the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills Program" (Emily Ward); (8) "The Impact of NCAA Propositions 48 and 16 on the Academic Preparation and Graduation Rates of Student-Athletes" (Jerry L. Kingston); (9) "Community/Junior College Transfer Student-Athletes: Ethics, Integrity, and the Second First-Year Experience" (Karl Mooney); (10) "The First-Year Female Student-Athlete: Characteristics and Interventions" (Carol A. Gruber); and (11) "Race and College Sports: A Long Way To Go" (Richard E. Lapchick). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, College Freshmen, College Students, Higher Education, Program Development, Student Development, Student School Relationship, Transfer Students
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208 ($30). Tel: 803-777-6029; Fax: 803-777-4699.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.