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Linking theory to practice : case studies for working with college students

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, Volume 3rd, New York, p.241 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2342.9 .S73 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9616214

Keywords:

College student personnel administrators--Training of--United States, Student affairs services--United States--Case studies

Abstract:

Summary: "Framed by an overview of theories that guide student affairs practice, the cases in this book present a challenging array of problems that student affairs and higher education personnel face, such as racial diversity, alcohol abuse, and student activism. The revised edition has thirty new cases, with content on issues that reflect the complexity of todays environment at colleges and universities, including the expanded use of social networking, the rise in mental health issues, bullying, study abroad, and athletics. The fully updated edition includes new references, expanded theory with an increased emphasis on race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, and three entirely new chapters on admissions, student identity, and campus life. An excellent teaching tool, this book challenges students to consider multiple overlapping issues within a single case study. Features include:A two-part structure that sets the stage for case study methods and links student affairs theory with practical applicationsCases written by well known and respected contributors set in a wide variety of institution types and locationsOver 35 complex case studies reflecting the multifaceted issues student affairs professionals face in todays college environment"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng