Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession (Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education)
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- Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice
- Contested Issues in Student Affairs: Diverse Perspectives and Respectful Dialogue
- A History of American Higher Education, 2nd Edition
- Designing for Learning: Creating Campus Environments for Student Success
- One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice
- Rentz's Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education
- Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations
- Budgets and Financial Management in Higher Education
- Helping College Students: Developing Essential Support Skills for Student Affairs Practice
- The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition: Student Version
Student Services is the classic comprehensive text for graduate students in student affairs, written by top scholars and practitioners in the field. Accessible and theoretically grounded, this book reflects the realities of contemporary practice in student affairs. This new sixth edition has been updated throughout to align with current scholarship, and expanded with four new chapters on student development, crisis management, programming, and applications. Twenty new authors join the roster of expert contributors, bringing new perspective on critical issues such as ethical standards, campus culture, psychosocial development, student retention, assessment and evaluation, and much more. End-of-chapter questions help reinforce the material presented, and unique coverage of critical theoretical perspectives, counseling and helping skills, advising, leadership, environmental theories, and other useful topics make this book a foundational resource for those preparing for a student affairs career.
The student affairs staff has the responsibility for a vast array of services and support roles for students on every type of campus. This book provides a thorough overview of the field's many facets, with invaluable real-world insight from leading practitioners.
- Understand the theoretical bases of development, learning, identity, and change
- Delve into the organizational frameworks vital to any institution
- Learn the historical context of higher education and the student affairs role
- Master essential competencies including professionalism, supervision, crisis management, and more
As colleges and universities offer more and more services to an increasingly diverse student population, the responsibility for these programs falls to student affairs educators. The role requires a broad skill set, and conceptual grounding in a number of disciplines. Student Services provides the most complete overview of the foundations, philosophies, ethics, and theories that guide today's student affairs professional.