Understanding the Role of Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration in Creating a Successful Learning Environment: New Directions for Higher Education / Edition 1

Understanding the Role of Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration in Creating a Successful Learning Environment: New Directions for Higher Education / Edition 1

by Kezar
     
 

The topic of collaboration between academic and student affairs is now more important than ever if colleges and universities are to create seamless learning environments and educate students for the new collaborative work context. Institutions face the challenge of showing students by their own behavior that they are committed to collaboration, while still

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Overview

The topic of collaboration between academic and student affairs is now more important than ever if colleges and universities are to create seamless learning environments and educate students for the new collaborative work context. Institutions face the challenge of showing students by their own behavior that they are committed to collaboration, while still acknowledging that partnerships can be messy, that they can take more time, and that they can be frustrating. This volume examines authentic models of collaboration that will help to develop successful student leaders for the new century. It reviews the results of a national study on academic and student affairs collaborations and provides organizational models and facilitators of change as well as examples of facilitative strategies in action. With research and actual applications in the field, this volume is a significant resource for institutions seeking to foster successful collaborative relationships between academic and student affairs.

This is the 116th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Higher Education.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787957841
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/19/2002
Series:
J-B HE Single Issue Higher Education Series, #54
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

EDITORS NOTES (Adrianna Kezar, Deborah J. Hirsch, and Cathy Burack).

1. The National Dialogue on Academic and Student AffairsCollaboration (Donna M. Bourassa and Kevin Kruger).

2. Documenting the Landscape: Results of a National Studyon Academic and Student Affairs Collaborations (Adrianna Kezar).

3. Finding Points of Contact for Collaborative Work (Deborah J. Hirsch and Cathy Burack).

4. Organizational Models and Facilitators of Change:Providing a Framework for Student and Academic AffairsCollaboration (Adrianna Kezar).

5. Facilitative Strategies in Action (Thara M. A. Fuller and Adrian K. Haugabrook).

6. Lessons Learned: Eight Best Practices for New Partnerships (James Martin and James E. Samels).

7. Recentering Learning: An Interdisciplinary Approachto Academic and Student Affairs (Richard Guarasci).

8. Building the Foundation for Collaboration: SeamlessLearning at a New College (Rod Crafts, Zachary First, and Jeffrey Satwicz).

Index.

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