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Realizing the Educational Potential of Residence Halls

Realizing the Educational Potential of Residence Halls

Charles C. Schroeder, Phyllis Mable

ISBN: 978-0-787-90018-2

Nov 1994, Jossey-Bass

364 pages

Select type: Hardcover

In Stock

$55.00

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"'Must' reading for professionals who work in residential institutions."
Alexander W. Astin, professor of higher education and director of the Higher Education Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles

This book offers an insightful and practical discussion of how the outcomes of college education can be strengthened through thoughtful, educationally rich programs that make residence halls a more integral part of the overall educational experience.

Part One: The Role of Residence Halls in Educating Students.

Part Two: Promoting Student Learning in Residence Halls.

Part Three: Strengthening Educational Impacts of Residential Life.
"A very timely collection of fascinating and informative readings on a subject of central importance to higher education policy and practice... a sterling list of contributors... 'must' reading for professionals who work in residential institutions." (Alexander W. Astin, Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Higher Education Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles)