Realizing the educational potential of residence halls
Jossey-Bass Publishers, Nov 4, 1994 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
'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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The Role of Residence Halls
The Impact of Residential Life on Students
Creating a Context for Educational Success
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