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How College Affects Students: A Third Decade of Research, Volume 2

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How College Affects Students: A Third Decade of Research, Volume 2

Ernest T. Pascarella, Patrick T. Terenzini

ISBN: 978-0-787-91044-0 February 2005 Jossey-Bass 848 Pages

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This is the long-awaited second volume of Pascarella and Terenzini's 1991 award-winning review of the research on the impacts of college on students.  The authors review their earlier findings and then synthesize what has been learned since 1990 about college's influences on students’ learning.  The book also discusses the implications of the findings for research, practice, and public policy.  This authoritative and comprehensive analysis of the literature on college-impact is required reading for anyone interested in higher education practice, policy, and promise¾faculty, administrators, researchers, policy analysts, and decision-makers at every level.

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"How College Affects Students is the essentialreference for anyone trying to answer the question 'Whatworks?' In this new volume, the authors synthesize the mostrecent body of research that refines this question for the diverserange of students and institutions."--Jacqueline E.King, director, Center for Policy Analysis, American Council onEducation

"Pascarella and Terenzini have produced anotherencyclopedic masterpiece--thorough, penetrating, insightful,and rich with implications. It is the essential resource foranyone with a serious interest in college studentdevelopment."--George D. Kuh, chancellor's professor anddirector, Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University

"In extending their landmark synthesis, Pascarella andTerenzini have reassuringly confirmed their original conclusionsabout college impact. But they also reveal how much broader andricher this literature has become through the addition of topicsthat range from diversity, through community colleges, to newtheories of human development. Their work remainsdefinitive."--Peter Ewell, senior associate, NationalCenter for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)

"Essential reading for both scholars and campusleaders."--John C. Smart, professor of higher education,University of Memphis and editor, Research in HigherEducation