Description - Good Practice in Student Affairs by Gregory S. Blimling
Sponsored by American College Personnel Association and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Good Practice in Student Affairs expands on key practice standards outlined in a joint document sponsored by the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators: The Principles of Good Practice for Student Affairs. Based on the findings of the joint study group, this volume identifies the best practices in student affairs, presents research used to define the practices, and gives examples of how to these principles in the field. This essential guide to effective practice is for student affairs professionals on all types of campuses.Authors include leading scholars and experienced practitioners in the fields of higher education and student affairs. They draw from the most current thinking and research to show how readers can translate principles for good practice into programs and services that support curricular objectives, advance student learning and development, and enrich campus communities.
In a field where there have been diverging views of the role, scope, and mission of student affairs work, this resource provides a comprehensive action plan for fostering the education of students through student affairs.
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Author Biography - Gregory S. Blimling
GREGORY S. BLIMLING was cochair of the Principles of Good Practice Study Group that drafted the joint ACPA/NASPA document. Editor of the Journal of College Student Development, he is vice chancellor for student development and professor of human development and psychological counseling at Appalachian State University. ELIZABETH J. WHITT was cochair of the Principles of Good Practice Study Group. She is associate professor of Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Student Development and coordinator of the Student Development in Postsecondary Education program at the University of Iowa.