ERIC Number: ED470564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Beginning Your Journey: A Guide for New Professionals in Student Affairs. Expanded and Revised.
Amey, Marilyn J., Ed.; Reesor, Lori M., Ed.
This book examines key issues facing new professionals and suggests ways of thinking about the challenges and opportunities offered by a career in student affairs. The purpose of this monograph is to ease the transition from graduate student to full-time professional and to increase the retention of new professionals in the field. Chapters include: (1) Voices of Experience" (Barbara Snyder and Lori McDonald); (2) "Unwritten Rules: Organizational and Political Realities of the Job" (Marilyn J. Amey); (3) "Toward an Ethic for the Profession" (Thomas E. McWhertor and David S. Guthrie); (4) "Supervisory Style: The Photographer Within" (Randi S. Scnheider); (5) "Collaboration with Academic Affairs and Faculty" (Camille Consolvo and Michael Dannells); (6) "Making Professional Connections" (Lori M. Reesor); (7) "Reconciling Life and Work for the New Student Affairs Professional" (J. Douglas Toma and Kelly A. Grady); (8) "Pathways to Success in Student Affairs" (Florence A. Hamrick and Brian O. Hemphill); and (9) "Words of Wisdom" (Shannon E. Ellis). (Each chapter contains references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Professional Development, Professional Education, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 418, Washington, DC 20009-7500. Web site: http://www.naspa.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Inc.