Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice

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9780470603505: Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice

This sweeping resource gathers together in one volume the diverse body of theory informing our understanding of students' intellectual, cognitive, social, moral, and identity development during the college years. It critically examines the recent body of theory that reflects the changes, complexity, and diversity of today's campuses with special emphasis on gender and cultural differences in student development.

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NANCY J. EVANS is associate professor of Professional Studies in Education at Iowa State University.

DEANNA S. FORNEY is professor of Counselor Education and College Student Personnel at Western Illinois University.

FLORENCE GUIDO-DIBRITO is associate professor in the College Student Personnel Administration Program at the University of Northern Colorado.

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"This book is a useful starting point for individuals who work directly with students or are responsible for program design and administration....The authors have provided in a readable form a comprehensive overview of research and theories related to a neglected field." --Continuing Higher Education Review

"Written for anyone wanting to encourage and affect the development of students in college by understanding the theories, research, and practices related to student development.... An excellent reference book for student affairs professionals, university faculty, and anyone interested in enhancing the learning environment of students." --Journal of College and University Student Housing

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