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Arminio, Jan; Folmer Clinton, Leslie; Harpster, George – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Continued competition for precious resources in higher education, along with the simultaneous increasing expectations of higher education by parents, students, and other stakeholders, has forced institution administrators to look for significant alternatives for funding. In conjunction with these pressures, the U.S. Congress is pressing colleges…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Student Organizations, Program Development
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Romano, Joyce C.; Gallagher, Geraldine; Shugart, Sanford C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Philanthropy has shaped American higher education from inception. While religion earns the biggest slice of philanthropy, education runs second and well ahead of other causes. Most community college donations are earmarked for scholarships. Foundation dollars can be used strategically to meet the needs of students who cannot qualify for federal…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Needs, Scholarships, Private Financial Support
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Stewart, Stephanie C.; Williams, Terry E. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2010
Success within today's challenging economic environment mandates that senior student affairs officers in higher education possess a sophisticated financial and budgetary skill set. Limited research addresses avenues through which professionals might best acquire the financial acumen needed. To address this gap, 19 senior student affairs officers…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Job Skills, Administrator Responsibility, Budgeting
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Seagraves, Beau; Dean, Laura A. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2010
This qualitative study explored the conditions that support assessment practice and the impact of the accreditation process on assessment practice in student affairs divisions at three small colleges and universities in the southeastern U.S. Findings indicate that the role of the senior student affairs officer directly impacts staff perceptions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Small Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Student Personnel Services
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Perez, William; Cortes, Richard D.; Ramos, Karina; Coronado, Heidi – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
This chapter examines the socioemotional experiences and characteristics of undocumented Latina and Latino college students. The authors look at how these students' socioemotional experiences compare to those of their undocumented peers in relation to their academic and mental health outcomes. In addition, they highlight how undocumented students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Administration, Undocumented Immigrants
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Ortiz, Anna M.; Hinojosa, Alejandro – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
This chapter explores the challenges that undocumented students face as they enact their career development process, considering the theoretical perspectives and developmental processes that uniquely complicate their aspirations. The authors review the professional development challenges that undocumented students face as they make career…
Descriptors: Career Development, Undocumented Immigrants, Professional Development, Career Choice
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Hernandez, Susana; Hernandez, Ignacio, Jr.; Gadson, Rebecca; Huftalin, Deneece; Ortiz, Anna M.; White, Mistalene Calleroz; Yocum-Gaffney, DeAnn – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
The previous chapters have highlighted the financial, academic, emotional, and career challenges undocumented students face in pursuit of their higher education goals. However, an analysis of these issues cannot begin to convey the tremendous stress and anxiety these students endure every day as a result of their illegal status. This chapter…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Undocumented Immigrants, Anxiety, Fear
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Dowdell, Elizabeth Burgess; Bradley, Patricia K. – Journal of School Nursing, 2010
Today's youth are more technologically savvy than any other generation possessing the ability to go online anytime. This increase in use of and access to technology has also provided adolescents with increasing opportunities to experience online relationships, which can place them in a vulnerable position and risk for harassment, bullying,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Risk, Antisocial Behavior
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Ellis, Shannon E. – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Planning from a strategic perspective has been a mainstay of organizational management for decades. Founded in the private sector, strategic planning is now embraced by the nonprofit world as a catalyst for sound resource allocation, transformative decision making, and motivating staff. Student affairs professionals who think, plan, and act…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Student Personnel Services, Models, Change Strategies
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Atkins, Kemal – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Higher education, like the private sector, is searching for innovative ways to respond to demographic shifts, globalization, greater accountability, and new technologies. New organizational models are needed to meet these challenges. In a rapidly changing world, the development of such models can occur through effective strategic analysis and…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Global Approach, Student Personnel Services, Change Strategies
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Bresciani, Marilee J. – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Data-driven planning or evidence-based decision making represents nothing new in its concept. For years, business leaders have claimed they have implemented planning informed by data that have been strategically and systematically gathered. Within higher education and student affairs, there may be less evidence of the actual practice of…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Change Strategies, Organizational Change, Student Personnel Services
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Bauer, Kellie L.; Iyer, Suneeti Nathani; Boon, Richard T.; Fore, Cecil, III – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2010
Students with disabilities are increasingly receiving services in the general education classroom, and as a result, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are using a variety of flexible models to meet the needs of these students. Although some schools continue to provide pullout service delivery models for speech-language therapy, many are…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Speech Language Pathology, Counselor Teacher Cooperation, Educational Strategies
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Roberts, Kelly D. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2010
For many individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attending and completing postsecondary education is a viable option. However, success in postsecondary education for these individuals may require more planning and ongoing support than students without an ASD. This article provides educators and transition support personnel with a range…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Autism, Time Management, Goal Orientation
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Orman, Evelyn K.; Whitaker, Jennifer A. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2010
This study compared face-to-face and videoconference private music lessons of one saxophone and two tuba students. One value of this study is the magnitude of the data analysis. More than 28,800 frames of digital video and verbatim scripts of all lessons were analyzed for time spent engaged in sequential patterns of instruction, performance, focus…
Descriptors: Music Education, Nonverbal Communication, Music, Academic Achievement
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Oliver, Marvarene; Ricard, Richard J.; Witt, Karl J.; Alvarado, Melissa; Hill, Patricia – NACADA Journal, 2010
Early college high schools (ECHSs) are partnerships between high schools and colleges or universities designed to enhance college readiness and completion, particularly among students traditionally underrepresented in higher education. We compared the self-reported motivational profiles of ECHS students to traditional first-year university…
Descriptors: High Schools, College Preparation, Acceleration (Education), Advanced Students
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