What Matters in College: Four Critical Years Revisited / Edition 1

What Matters in College: Four Critical Years Revisited / Edition 1

by Alexander W. Astin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1555424929

ISBN-13: 9781555424923

Pub. Date: 11/27/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Astin presents a completely new and expanded study of how students change and develop in college-and reveals how colleges can enhance that development.

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Astin presents a completely new and expanded study of how students change and develop in college-and reveals how colleges can enhance that development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424923
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/27/1992
Series:
Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 10.24(h) x 2.36(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Paperback Edition xi

Preface xix

The Author xxix

1 Studying College Impact 1

2 Environmental Variables 32

3 Assessing Environmental Effects: A Prototypical Example 83

4 Personality and Self-Concept 105

5 Attitudes, Value, and Beliefs 141

6 Patterns of Behavior 165

7 Academic and Cognitive Development 186

8 Career Development 245

9 Satisfaction with the College Environment 273

10 Summary of Environmental Effects 312

11 Effects of Involvement 365

12 Implications for Educational Theory and Practice 396

Resource A: Multiple Correlations at Selected Steps 438

Resource B: Longitudinal Changes in the Weighted and Unweighted Samples 442

References 447

Index 457

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