How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights from Twenty Years of Research, Volume 1

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 8, 1991 - Education - 894 pages
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Foreword by Kenneth A. Feldman

Not since Feldman and Newcomb's 1969 landmark book, The Impact of College on Students has there been such a comprehensive resource available on what is known about the effect of college on students. In this book, Pascarella and Terenzini take up where Feldman and Newcomb left off, synthesizing twenty more years of empirical research and over 2,600 studies, distilling what is known about how students change and benefit as a consequence of attending college.

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Contents

Theories and Models of Student Change in College
15
Development of Verbal Quantitative and Subject
62
Cognitive Skills and Intellectual Growth
114
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About the author (1991)

Ernest T. Pascarella is the Mary Louise Petersen Professor of Higher Education at the University of Iowa.

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