Realizing the educational potential of residence halls

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Jossey-Bass Publishers, Nov 4, 1994 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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'Must' reading for professionals who work in residential institutions.
?Alexander W. Astin, professor of higher education and director of the Higher Education Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles

This book offers an insightful and practical discussion of how the outcomes of college education can be strengthened through thoughtful, educationally rich programs that make residence halls a more integral part of the overall educational experience.

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Contents

The Role of Residence Halls
1
The Impact of Residential Life on Students
22
Creating a Context for Educational Success
53
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CHARLES C. SCHROEDER is vice-chancellor for student affairs and a member of the doctoral faculty in the Higher and Adult Education Department at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

PHYLLIS MABLE is vice-president for student affairs at Longwood College. Since 1979, she has served as president of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

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