One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice

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Routledge, Oct 2, 2012 - Education - 200 pages

Though student affairs has been a recognized field of its own since 1937, most literature on the subject takes a "one size fits all" approach, giving little attention to the differing models of student affairs practice and their diversity across institutions. This book departs from such a uniform approach to explore instead eleven possible models of student affairs practice, including both traditional and innovative programs. Based on a longitudinal research project of 20 institutions, One Size Does Not Fit All highlights a variety of policies, practices, and programs that can all contribute to student success and learning.

 

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Contents

Traditional Models of Student Affairs Departments and Divisions
35
Innovative Proposed Models Based on deep Research
96
Weaving The Basket Putting it all Together
142
Research Method
161
References
167
About the Authors
179
Index
181
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Kathleen Manning is a Professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs graduate program at the University of Vermont.


Jillian Kinzie is Associate Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research and National Survey of Student Engagement Institute.


John H. Schuh is Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

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