Student Affairs Reconsidered: A Christian View of the Profession and Its Contexts

Student Affairs Reconsidered: A Christian View of the Profession and Its Contexts

by David S. Guthrie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761807950

ISBN-13: 9780761807957

Pub. Date: 06/01/1997

Publisher: University Press of America

This book asks Christian educators—particularly those involved in the student affairs profession—to become more engaged with the idea that the programs offered, classes taught, disciplinary actions dispensed, policies framed, and the like, are the arenas in which Christianity must take shape. The book also challenges educators at non-sectarian

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This book asks Christian educators—particularly those involved in the student affairs profession—to become more engaged with the idea that the programs offered, classes taught, disciplinary actions dispensed, policies framed, and the like, are the arenas in which Christianity must take shape. The book also challenges educators at non-sectarian institutions to entertain the notion that a Christian view of higher learning in general and the student affairs profession in particular may not only be a plausible alternative but a helpful paradigm as well.Contents: A Framework of Understanding, D. Terry Thomas and David S. Guthrie; Student Affairs in Historical Perspective, Barry J. Loy and William M. Painter; Student Learning and Student Affairs, David S. Guthrie; Christian Higher Education and Christian Student Affairs, David S. Guthrie; Theorizing in Student Affairs from a Christian Perspective, Jeanette Bult De Jong; Model Programs in Student Affairs, Jay H. Barnes and Kate Harrington; Reframing Student Affairs and Higher Learning, Kate Harrington.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761807957
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Series:
Calvin Center Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Ch. 1A Framework of Understanding1
Ch. 2Student Affairs in Historical Perspective15
Ch. 3Student Learning and Student Affairs39
Ch. 4Christian Higher Education and Christian Student Affairs65
Ch. 5Theorizing in Student Affairs from a Christian Perspective79
Ch. 6Model Programs in Student Affairs103
Ch. 7Reframing Student Affairs and Higher Learning119
About the Contributors131

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