ISBN-10:
0415836638
ISBN-13:
9780415836630
Pub. Date:
12/10/2015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Student Development Theory in Higher Education: A Social Psychological Approach / Edition 1

Student Development Theory in Higher Education: A Social Psychological Approach / Edition 1

by Terrell L. Strayhorn
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ISBN-13: 9780415836630
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/10/2015
Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Terrell L. Strayhorn is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) at The Ohio State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface

Part I: Background of Theory

1. Introducing...A Social Psychological Approach

2. What’s Theory Anyway?

Part II: Applications of Theory to Practice

3. Ecological Systems Theory: An Ethnographic "Glimpse"

4. Sense of Belonging in College: A Fresh Perspective

5. Group Contact Theory: Prejudice & Discrimination

6. Grit and Hardiness: A Social Psychological View of Positivity

7. Personality Theory: Three Little Pigs & Big-Five Traits

8. Mentoring: Mutual Benefits, Separate Roles

9. Hope Theory: Evidence of Things Not Seen…

10. Social Influence: How Others Shape Us and Our Aspirations

11. Epilogue

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