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Author Renn, Kristen A.

Title College students in the United States : characteristics, experiences, and outcomes / Kristen A. Renn, Robert D. Reason
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012
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Contents ""Table of Contents""; ""Series""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""List of Figures and Tables""; ""Figures""; ""Tables""; ""PREFACE""; ""Astin’s I-E-O Model""; ""Purpose of the Book""; ""Organization of the Book""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""ABOUT THE AUTHORS""; ""PART ONE: INPUTS""; ""CHAPTER ONE: CHARACTERISTICS OF COLLEGE STUDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES""; ""Trends in College Enrollment""; ""Attitudes and Beliefs of Current College Students""; ""Conclusion""; ""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activity""; ""Resources Related to Student Demographics""; ""CHAPTER TWO: THE COLLEGE CHOICE PROCESS""
""Brief History of Access and College Choice in American Higher Education""""The College Choice Process""; ""Conclusion""; ""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activity""; ""Resources Related to College Choice""; ""CHAPTER THREE: STUDENT ENROLLMENT PATTERNS""; ""Traditional and Emerging Enrollment Patterns""; ""Broader Implications of Emerging Enrollment Patterns""; ""Conclusion""; ""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activities""; ""Resources Related to Student Enrollment""; ""PART TWO: ENVIRONMENTS""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: TRANSITION TO COLLEGE""; ""The Concept of Socialization""
""Conclusion""""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activity""; ""Resources Related to Campus Environments""; ""CHAPTER SIX: APPROACHES TO COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT""; ""General Concepts""; ""Development of Self-Authorship""; ""Developmental Ecology""; ""Conclusion""; ""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activities""; ""Resource Related to Holistic Student Development""; ""CHAPTER SEVEN: COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT THEORIES""; ""Cognitive and Moral Development""; ""Psychosocial Development""; ""Conclusion""; ""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activities""
""Resources Related to Cognitive, Moral, and Psychosocial Identity Development""""PART THREE: OUTCOMES""; ""CHAPTER EIGHT: RETENTION AND PERSISTENCE""; ""Definition of Relevant Terms""; ""Overview of Important Persistence Models""; ""Empirical Evidence Related to Retention and Persistence""; ""Conclusion""; ""Points of Discussion""; ""Learning Activities""; ""Resources Related to Student Retention and Persistence""; ""CHAPTER NINE: STUDENT OUTCOMES""; ""Key Influences on Student Outcomes""; ""Learning and Developmental Outcomes""; ""Assessing Student Outcomes""; ""Conclusion""
Summary "College Students in the United States accounts for contemporary and anticipated student demographics and enrollment patterns, a wide variety of campus environments (e.g., residential, commuter, online, hybrid), and a range of outcomes including learning, development, and achievement"-- Provided by publisher
"College Students in the United States accounts for contemporary and anticipated student demographics and enrollment patterns, a wide variety of campus environments and a range of outcomes including learning, development, and achievement. Throughout the book, the differing experiences, needs, and outcome of students across the range of "traditional" (18-24 years old, full-time students) and non-traditional (for example, adult and returning learners, veterans, recent immigrants) are highlighted. The book is organized, for use as a stand-alone resource, around Alexander Astin's Inputs-Environment-Outputs (I-E-O) framework"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject College attendance -- United States.
College students -- United States.
Education -- Demographic aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Reason, Robert Dean.
LC no. 2012034722
ISBN 1118415507 (ePub)
1118418441 (Adobe PDF)
1118433556 (MobiPocket)
9781118415504 (ePub)
9781118418444 (Adobe PDF)
9781118433553 (MobiPocket)
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