Enhancing Student Engagement On Campus

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The education of college students can be significantly enhanced if administration leaders and faculty become more engaged with the real lives of students. The 31 personal essays in this unique book illustrate how student experiences are related to their learning and growth. The author was a Dean and a Vice President for almost four decades, and his personal relationships with students during those years are reflected in these essays.

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Overview

The education of college students can be significantly enhanced if administration leaders and faculty become more engaged with the real lives of students. The 31 personal essays in this unique book illustrate how student experiences are related to their learning and growth. The author was a Dean and a Vice President for almost four decades, and his personal relationships with students during those years are reflected in these essays.

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Journal Of College Student Development
These stories demonstrate how important it is for educational leaders to be close to the lives of students. Those who get the message will be better for having read the book and so will their students.
— Shannon Ellis, University of Nevada, Reno
Journal Of College Student Development - Shannon Ellis
These stories demonstrate how important it is for educational leaders to be close to the lives of students. Those who get the message will be better for having read the book and so will their students.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761825340
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 7/28/2003
  • Pages: 86
  • Product dimensions: 0.18 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Arthur Sandeen is Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Florida.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Student Creativity and Antics: Invitations from Students; Streaking Through College; He Just Doesn't Test Well; Aren't You Somebody?; We're a Father!; Buried Treasure; Creative Student Politics Chapter 3 Misconceptions and Stereotypes: Fraternity Bashing; Dealing With a "Radical" Student; The Dumb Jock; They're Just a Bunch of Bums; What the Students are Thinking; Students and Conformity Chapter 4 On the Horns of a Dilemma: Whose Life is it, Anyway?; My Political Naiveté; A Sweet Little Old Lady; Who Has Sufficient Wisdom?; "Adjusted" Recommendations; Spring Break; Loss of Innocence Chapter 5 Observations and Issues: Presidents and Students; Deciding What Students Should Study; Student Satisfaction and Retention; Recruiting New Students; Reference Points Chapter 6 Insight and Inspiration: He's My Brother; It's No Big Deal; The Faculty Just Don't Care; A Lesson From a Student; Whose Flag is That, Anyway?; Confession: My Favorite Students

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