Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession / Edition 5

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Since it was first published, Student Services has become a classic reference in the field. In this edition, a new panel of student affairs scholars examines the student experience in higher education, the evolution of the role of student affairs professionals, and the philosophies, ethics, and theories that guide the practice of student affairs work. This new edition covers a broad range of relevant topics including legal issues, managing student affairs programs, leadership, conflict resolution, community development professionalism, and developing institutional partnerships. It also addresses the future of the practice.

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"Student Services has entered its fourth decade of use in graduate preparation. 'The Green Book,' as it is affectionately called, has introduced generations to the student affairs profession... Building on its long history, the [fifth edition] lays a very strong foundation for learning to become a professional in student affairs."—Maureen E. Wilson, Bowling Green State University, Journal of College Student Development
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470454985
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 201,592
  • Product dimensions: 8.19 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.28 (d)

Meet the Author

John H. Schuh is distinguished professor emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University. Susan R. Jones is associate professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program at The Ohio State University. Shaun R. Harper is on the faculty in the Graduate School of Education, Africana Studies, and Gender Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents


About the Authors.

Part One: Historical and Contemporary Context.

1 Historical Overview of American Higher Education (John R.Thelin and Marybeth Gasman).

2 Institutional Variety in American Higher Education(Kimberly A. Griffin and Sylvia Hurtado).

3 Campus Climate and Diversity (Mitchell J. Chang, Jeffrey F.Milem, and anthony lising Antonio).

Part Two: Professional Foundations and Principles.

4 The Development of Student Affairs (Gwendolyn Dungy andStephanie A. Gordon).

5 Philosophies and Values (Robert D. Reason and Ellen M.Broido).

6 Ethical Standards and Principles (Jane Fried).

7 Selected Legal Issues (Gary Pavela).

Part Three: Theoretical Bases of the Profession

8 The Nature and Uses of Theory (Susan R. Jones and Elisa S.Abes).

9 Psychosocial and Cognitive Structural Perspectives on StudentDevelopment (Nancy J. Evans).

10 Perspectives on Identity Development (VastiTorres).

11 Student Learning (Patricia M. King and Marcia B. BaxterMagolda).

12 Organizational Theory (Adrianna Kezar).

13 Campus Ecology and Environments (Kristen A. Renn and LoriD. Patton).

14 Student Success (George D. Kuh).

Part Four: Organizing and Managing Programs andServices

15 Framing Student Affairs Practice (Kathleen Manning andFrank Michael Muñoz).

16 Strategy and Intentionality in Practice (Shaun R.Harper).

17 Financing Student Affairs (John H. Schuh).

18 Assessment and Evaluation (Marilee J. Bresciani).

Part Five: Essential Competencies.

19 Multicultural Competence (Raechele L. Pope and John A.Mueller).

20 Leadership (Susan R. Komives).

21 Staffing and Supervision (Joan B. Hirt and Terrell L.Strayhorn).

22 Teaching in the Co-Curriculum (Peter M. Magolda andStephen John Quaye).

23 Counseling and Helping Skills (Amy L. Reynolds).

24 Advising and Consultation (Patrick Love and SueMaxam).

25 Conflict Resolution (Larry Roper and ChristianMatheis).

26 Community Development (Dennis C. Roberts).

27 Professionalism (Jan Arminio).

28 Academic and Student Affairs Partnerships (Elizabeth J.Whitt).

Part Six: The Future.

29 Using Research to Inform Practice (Linda J. Sax andCasandra E. Harper).

30 Student Technology Use and Student Affairs Practice (AnaM. Martínez Alemán and Katherine Lynk Wartman).

31 haping the Future (Susan R. Jones, Shaun R. Harper, andJohn H. Schuh).

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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