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Title Helping sophomores succeed : understanding and improving the second-year experience / Mary Stuart Hunter [and others]
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass ; [Columbia, SC] : National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 310 pages)
Series Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Contents Part I: Foundations -- Understanding the impact of the second year of college -- Keys to student success -- Factors that contribute to sophomore success and satisfaction -- College sophomores -- part II: Approaches for engaging second-year students -- Academic advising -- Promoting career success in the second year of college -- Curricular approaches for the intellectual development of second-year students -- The critical role of faculty and faculty development in sophomore success -- Service-learning in the sophomore year -- The potential of study abroad in the sophomore year -- Undergraduate research -- Residential learning in the sophomore year -- Spirituality, meaning making, and the sophomore-year experience -- part III: Campus practice and implications -- Designing and implementing new initiatives for sophomores -- Assessment -- Recommendations to improve sophomore student success -- Appendix A: Summary of hierarchical regression analyses in private institutions: 2007 survey of sophomores -- Appendix B: The sophomore student success initiative: questions for discussion between resident advisor and sophomore students -- Appendix C: Principles of good assessment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-295) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject College sophomores -- United States.
College students -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunter, Mary Stuart.
ISBN 0470538503 (electronic bk.)
0470538511 (electronic bk.)
047053852X (electronic bk.)
9780470538500 (electronic bk.)
9780470538517 (electronic bk.)
9780470538524 (electronic bk.)