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Wise, Vicki L.; Davenport, Zebulun R. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
This unique book is a valuable tool for all student affairs educators. The text opens with an exploration of the history of assessment in higher education, in general, and then student affairs more specifically. Having established a historical perspective, the reader then delves into chapters that align with the Assessment, Evaluation, and…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation
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Scholl, Mark B. – Journal of College Counseling, 2017
The author presents recommendations for writing case studies for publication in the "Journal of College Counseling." Recommendations fall into 2 categories: (a) ethical considerations and (b) criteria essential to methodological rigor (e.g., Hyett, Kenny, & Dickson-Swift, 2014). The article is intended to guide and encourage…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Writing for Publication, Student Personnel Workers, Student Personnel Services
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Fritch, Melia; Pitts, Joelle E. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2016
The authors discuss the long-term accumulation of unstandardized and inaccessible content within the Libguides system and the decision-making process to create and implement a set of standards using the migration to the LibGuides2 platform as a vehicle for change. Included in the discussion are strategies for the creation of standards and…
Descriptors: Standard Setting, Information Policy, Compliance (Legal), Change Strategies
Bailey, Thomas; Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Jenkins, Davis – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2015
A growing number of community colleges and four-year universities are seeking to improve student outcomes by redesigning academic programs and student support services following the guided pathways approach. These institutions are mapping out highly structured, educationally coherent program pathways for students to follow by starting with the end…
Descriptors: Case Studies, State Colleges, Student Attrition, College Students
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2015
This good practice guide is intended to assist public and private registered training organisations (RTOs) planning to commence higher education (HE) delivery. The guide is based on research undertaken by Victor Callan and Kaye Bowman, who completed case studies with six providers currently delivering higher education qualifications in addition to…
Descriptors: Guides, Vocational Education, Bachelors Degrees, Best Practices
Culp, Marguerite McGann, Ed.; Dungy, Gwendolyn Jordan, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2014
More than a third of all undergraduate students are 25 or older, and their presence on college and university campuses is growing. However, institutions of higher learning are struggling to meet the needs of, and improve persistence and completion rates for, this significant student population. "Increasing Adult Learner Persistence and…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Nontraditional Students, Undergraduate Students
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Conover, Georgia Davis; Miller, Jacob C. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Designed as a hybrid undergraduate class that includes online exercises and in-class discussion, Places in the Media helps students better understand the spatial politics of media that help structure our everyday lives. The article is meant as a do-it-yourself guide for instructors interested in building a course like Places in the Media. As such,…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Geography Instruction, College Faculty, Undergraduate Study
Wildavsky, Rachel; O'Connor, Erin – American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 2013
This guide for trustees reports on the dangerous decline of academic freedom and intellectual diversity on college campuses. The foreword, by Benno Schmidt, chairman of the CUNY Board of Trustees and former president of Yale, comes at a time when duly-invited graduation speakers are made unwelcome, campus speech codes threaten the free exchange of…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Higher Education, College Faculty, Case Studies
Jaggars, Shanna Smith; Edgecombe, Nikki; Stacey, Georgia West – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2013
Student outcomes in online courses trail considerably behind those in face-to-face courses. In order to gain insight into why this might be, the Community College Research Center (CCRC) undertook a series of studies that examined 23 high-demand, entry-level online courses at two community colleges in one state. CCRC researchers observed the online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship
Mirza, Heidi Safia; Meetoo, Veena – Institute of Education - London, 2012
"Respecting Difference" demonstrates how teacher educators in the UK and worldwide can attract, recruit and support black and minority ethnic students to become much needed and valued future teachers and educational leaders. This accessible guide presents insights into the institutional and individual dilemmas and experiences of both…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Muslims, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
Stone, Tammy; Coussons-Read, Mary – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011
Moving from a faculty position to an administrative office frequently entails gaining considerable responsibility, but ambiguous power. The hope of these two authors is that this volume will serve as a reference and a source of support for current associate and assistant deans and as a window into these jobs for faculty who may be considering such…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Career Change, College Administration, Administrators
Cuyjet, Michael J., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed.; Cooper, Diane L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
As the diversity of the students on campus increases, the importance for everyone in authority to understand students' distinct cultures and how they perceive institutions, and equally, to understand their own privilege, and often unconscious cultural assumptions, has never been greater. This book presents a comprehensive set of resources to guide…
Descriptors: Social Justice, College Students, Race, Discussion
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
The "Collegiate Football Sustainable Materials Management Toolkit" was researched by student interns in the Virginia Tech Office of Energy & Sustainability, developed in collaboration with the US EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency) and a national panel of technical experts from universities across the nation, and driven forward…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperation, Team Sports, Best Practices
Harper, Ruth; Wilson, Nona L. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2010
Helping skills are an essential component of today's student affairs practice. On a day-to-day basis, it is student affairs professionals who often work directly with students in need of mental health support and monitoring. "More Than Listening: A Casebook for Using Counseling Skills in Student Affairs Work" is written for those student affairs…
Descriptors: Counseling, Student Personnel Services, Mental Health, Student Development
Tromp, Sherrie A.; Ruben, Brent D. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2010
"Strategic Planning in Higher Education" unveils a comprehensive approach to planning that has proved successful at Rutgers University. The SPHE framework, developed by authors Tromp and Ruben, provides a blueprint for planning--a step-by-step approach that guides leaders on strategic thinking; helps them align organizational goals with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Systems Approach, Case Studies
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