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Student Services : A Handbook for the Profession



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Since it was first published, Student Services has become a classic reference in the field. In this edition, a new panel of student affairs scholars examines the student experience in higher education, the evolution of the role of student affairs professionals, and the philosophies, ethics, and theories that guide the practice of student affairs work. This new edition covers a broad range of relevant topics including legal issues, managing student affairs programs, leadership, conflict resolution, community development professionalism, and developing institutional partnerships. It also addresses the future of the practice.

Author Biography

John H. Schuh is distinguished professor emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University. Susan R. Jones is associate professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program at The Ohio State University. Shaun R. Harper is on the faculty in the Graduate School of Education, Africana Studies, and Gender Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Historical and Contemporary Context
Historical Overview of American Higher Education
Institutional Variety in American Higher Education
Campus Climate and Diversity
Professional Foundations and Principles
The Development of Student Affairs
Philosophies and Values
Ethical Standards and Principles
Selected Legal Issues
Theoretical Bases of the Profession
The Nature and Uses of Theory
Psychosocial and Cognitive Structural Perspectives on Student Development
Perspectives on Identity Development
Student Learning
Organizational Theory
Campus Ecology and Environments
Student Success
Organizing and Managing Programs and Services
Framing Student Affairs Practice
Strategy and Intentionality in Practice
Financing Student Affairs
Assessment and Evaluation
Essential Competencies
Multicultural Competence
Staffing and Supervision
Teaching in the Co-Curriculum
Counseling and Helping Skills
Advising and Consultation
Conflict Resolution
Community Development
Academic and Student Affairs Partnerships
The Future
Using Research to Inform Practice
Student Technology Use and Student Affairs Practice
haping the Future
Name Index
Subject Index
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