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Thomason, Timothy C. – 1999
There is a great need to increase the number of American Indian students in psychology, especially in clinical and counseling psychology. Nationally, there are fewer than 200 American Indian psychologists, and most mental health services for Indian people are provided by paraprofessionals, who may be poorly trained for this function. In addition,…
Descriptors: American Indians, College Students, Higher Education, Labor Needs
Cuseo, Joseph B. – 1991
This report provides a conceptual framework for guiding decisions regarding the administrative delivery and course content of the freshman orientation seminar. The proposed framework relies heavily on empirical evidence generated by college-level research in the areas of student retention, student learning and academic achievement, and student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), College Freshmen, Coping
Stahl, Norman A.; And Others – 1984
Skills needed by college reading specialists are discussed, based on a review of the literature. Training begins at the undergraduate level, with a scholarly academic foundation, rather than with an abundance of methods and materials courses. Knowledge of the theoretical base of both the reading and the learning process is stressed, with…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adult Learning, College Instruction, Higher Education