New Directions for Student Services, Strategies for Staff Development: Personal and Professional Education in the 21st Century, No. 84 Winter 1998 / Edition 1

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An educated, energetic, and motivated student affairs staff is critical to the delivery of quality learning opportunities and services for students. This new volume offers a range of strategies for recruiting, retaining, and developing such a staff, examining a performance-based approach to human resource development, the impact of supervisors and mentors on those entering and advancing in the field, and the influence of behavioral style on professional development.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787944551
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/30/1998
  • Series: J-B SS Single Issue Student Services Series, #23
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 5.12 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Meet the Author

WILLIAM A. BRYAN is professor emeritus of education in the WatsonSchool of Education at the University of North Carolina atWilmington. He served as a chief student affairs officer foreighteen years and is past president of the American CollegePersonnel Association (ACPA) and the ACPA Educational LeadershipFoundation. He has been actively involved in student affairspractice for thirty-seven years.

ROBERT A. SCHWARTZ is associate professor of higher educationand student affairs at Florida State University. He has been activein higher education as a faculty member and administrator fortwenty years.

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Table of Contents

1. What Is Professional Development? (Robert A. Schwartz, WilliamA. Bryan).

2. Performance-Based Approaches to Human Resource Development(Tyrone A. Holmes).

3. Staff Supervision and Professional Development: An IntegratedApproach (Roger B. Winston, Jr., Don G. Creamer).

4. Creating a Culture of Development for the New Professional(Patricia J. Harned, Michael C. Murphy).

5. Influence and Impact: Professional Development in StudentAffairs (Diane L. Cooper, Theodore K. Miller).

6. Using Self-Reflection for Personal and ProfessionalDevelopment in Student Affairs (Joanne E. Nottingham).

7. A Model for Staff Development in Student Affairs (BeverlynGrace-Odeleye).

8. Some Final Thoughts About Staff Development (William A.Bryan, Robert A. Schwartz).

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