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Applying College Change Theories to Student Affairs Practice: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 174

ISBN: 978-1-119-27845-0
104 pages
June 2016, Jossey-Bass
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Student affairs professionals are critical to the efforts to improve students' experiences and outcomes--especially in two-year institutions. This volume explores the history of student development and college impact theories and models in relation to two-year institutions.

Topics covered include:

  • analysis of the applicability of the literature for diverse and current community colleges and student populations,
  • implications for practitioners, and
  • presentation of alternative models and lenses.


This is the 174th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents. vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

 

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Table of Contents

EDITORS’ NOTES 5
C. Casey Ozaki, Robin L. Spaid

1. Moving from Student Development to Student Success 9
Rosemary Gillett-Karam

2. College Impact Theories Past and Present 23
C. Casey Ozaki

3. Applying the Socio-Ecological Outcomes Model to the Student Experiences of Men of Color 35
Frank Harris III, J. Luke Wood

4. Tracing LGBTQ Community College Students’ Experiences 47
Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher, Devika Dibya Choudhuri

5. Nurturing Student Success in Tribal Colleges 65
Loretta M. DeLong, Gerald E. Monette, C. Casey Ozaki

6. Relating Theories to Practice in an International Context 75
Miriam J. Carter, Francisco J. Marmolejo, Robin L. Spaid

7. Student Affairs: Moving from Theories and Theorists to Practice and Practitioners 85
Rosemary Gillett-Karam

8. Anticipating Practices and Theories in the Future 93
Robin L. Spaid, C. Casey Ozaki

INDEX 101

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