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Challenging and supporting the first-year student, a handbook for improving the first year of college, M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot

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Challenging and supporting the first-year student, a handbook for improving the first year of college, M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 525-580) and indexes
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Challenging and supporting the first-year student
Nature of contents
bibliographyhandbooks
Oclc number
55955133
Responsibility statement
M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot
Series statement
The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Sub title
a handbook for improving the first year of college
Table Of Contents
Introduction: the first year of college revisited / M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot -- pt. 1. What we know about today's first-year students and institutional efforts to help them succeed. -- Today's first-year students / Jennifer L. Crissman Ishler -- The keys to first-year student persistence / Jennifer L. Crissman Ishler, M. Lee Upcraft -- Current institutional practice in the first college year / Betsy O. Barefoot -- pt. 2. Recruiting and challenging first-year students. -- The enrollment management process / Don Hossler, Douglas K. Anderson -- Student engagement in the first year of college / George D. Kuh -- Expectations and performance / Karen Maitland Schilling, Karl L. Schilling -- pt. 3. Creating campus cultures for first-year student success. -- Fostering first-year success of underrepresented minorities / Freeman A. Hrabowski III -- The realities of diversity and the campus climate for first-year students / W. Terrell Jones -- Building the foundation for first-year student success in public, urban universities: a case study / Diana S. Natalicio, Maggy Smith -- Inviting first-year student success: a president's perspective / Betty L. Siegel -- Advocating for first-year students / Jay Chaskes, Ralph G. Anttonen -- Collaborative partnerships between academic and student affairs / Charles C. Schroeder -- Technology and today's first-year students / Reynol Junco -- pt. 4. Challenging and supporting first-year students in the classroom. -- Inside the first-year classroom: challenges and constraints / Bette LeSere Erickson, Diane W. Strommer -- Faculty development and the first year / Scott E. Evenbeck, Barbara Jackson -- First-year seminars / Mary Stuart Hunter, Carrie W. Linder -- Developmental education / Jeanne L. Higbee -- Supplemental instruction / Deanna C. Martin, Maureen Hurley -- Academic advising / Margaret C. King, Thomas J. Kerr -- The place of the library versus the library as place / Margit Misangyi Watts -- Service-learning and the first-year student / Edward Zlotkowski -- Learning communities / Jodi Levine Laufgraben -- pt. 5. Challenging and supporting first-year students outside the classroom. -- Designing orientation programs / Richard H. Mullendore, Leslie A. Banahan -- First-year student living environments / William J. Zeller -- Student support services / John H. Schuh -- The first-year experience and alcohol use / Philip W. Meilman, Cheryl A. Presley -- pt. 6. Assessing the first college year. -- Assessing the first year of college / M. Lee Upcraft -- A beginner's guide for assessing the first college year / M. Lee Upcraft, Jennifer L. Crissman Ishler, Randy L. Swing -- Choosing and using assessment instruments / Randy L. Swing, M. Lee Upcraft -- Conclusion: Principles of good practice for the first college year and summary of recommendations / John N. Gardner, M. Lee Upcraft, Betsy O. Barefoot
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