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  • The Freshman Survival Guideby Nora Bradbury-Haehl; Bill McGarvey

    Center Street 2011; Not Available

    A values-based guide to navigating that critical first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping or skipping their way out of college. There are numerous guides for choosing a college, paying for college and getting good grades in college But... more...

  • Youth Programs as Builders of Social Capitalby Matthew Calvert; Mary Emery; Sharon Kinsey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00

    This volume builds understanding of practices in youth and community development that create or build social capital assets at the individual, group, and community levels. The authors explore whether programs contribute to the development of social capital at the individual and community scales, thereby fostering and enhancing positive youth development... more...

  • Risk Management in Student Affairsby Thomas E. Miller; Roger W. Sorochty

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    A comprehensive, accessible guide to the policies and practices of risk management in higher education Student affairs staff at all types of colleges and universities need to be equipped to help manage risk and protect their institutions, the people they serve, and their resources from unintended consequences. Risk Management in Student Affairs:... more...

  • Research-Driven Practice in Student Affairs: Implications from the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Educationby Georgianna L. Martin; Michael S. Hevel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    As student affairs units face increasing pressure to use data and evidence to inform planning and decisions, the research related to higher education has become more complex and, in some cases, less accessible. This issue aims to bridge this gap by drawing implications for student affairs programs and practices from the results of the Wabash National... more...

  • Dignity for Allby Peter M. DeWitt

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 25.95

    All students deserve a safe, respectful school environment Students who identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgendered are susceptible to dropping out of school. This book provides professional development ideas and real-life vignettes that will help educational leaders foster a more caring school culture not only for LGBT students, but... more...

  • Writing the Playbookby Kelley E. King

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 27.95

    Your game plan for getting boys on the path to higher achievement As a school leader, Kelley King has walked the talk: she successfully led her own staff to close the achievement gap between boys and girls in reading and writing in just one year. In this book, readers get King?s step-by-step, research-based leadership plan for jump-starting... more...

  • Pathways to Adulthood for Disconnected Young Men in Low-Income Communitiesby Kevin Roy; Nikki Jones

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    As the chapters in this volume demonstrate, young, disadvantaged men from urban neighborhoods face a unique set of challenges and constraints as they transition to adulthood. Yet, these challenges are not always contained by place. Research among Latino and White disadvantaged men in nonurban settings highlights the pressures that come along with... more...

  • The Real Freshman Handbookby Jennifer Hanson

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1996; US$ 9.95

    Geared to equip students for the front lines of the college experience, The College Handbook is a funny and insightful manual on everything a freshman needs to know to make the transition from high school to college, from home life to dorm life. From filling out the dreaded roommate questionnaire and choosing courses to studying for exams, writing... more...

  • Every Closed Eye Ain't Sleepby Teresa Hill

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 18.99

    Every Closed Eye Ain't Sleep examines the origins and perpetuation of the achievement gap from the perspective of the African American community. more...

  • Job One 2.0by Peter M. Magolda; Jill Ellen Carnaghi

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    The book contains narratives written by new professionals about their introduction and transitions into Student Affairs. This book is a useful resource inviting new professionals, supervisors, and faculty to think differently about the on-going education and needs of new professionals, while offering a new perspective for optimizing new professionals'... more...