New Directions for Student Services

Published by Wiley

Online ISSN: 1536-0695

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Print ISSN: 0164-7970

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The way technology changes how we do what we do
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December 2005

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Maria Tess Shier
Changing technologies give students new ways to stay connected, be entertained, and interact with their institution. Student affairs practitioners must find ways to use these emerging technologies to further their educational goals and purposes.
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What process is due?

August 2006

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The federal Constitution applies with full force on the college campus. Fundamental fairness is a necessary condition of due process for students in disciplinary proceedings.



Wilson, W., & Arendale, D. R. (2011). Peer educators in learning assistance programs: Best practices for new programs. In L. B. Williams (Ed.). Emerging issues and practices in peer education. (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, No. 133, pp. 41-53). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. doi:10.1002/ss.383
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March 2011

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Starting a new peer education program in learning assistance requires attention to critical program components. What steps need to be taken, and what resources are available?
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September 11, 2001

October 2002

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The September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States had an impact on everyone across the nation, and certainly included college campuses. This chapter addresses campus responses targeted at students and identifies future implications.



Federal and State Aid in the 1990s: A Policy Context for Enrollment Management

December 2002

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The demographic, social, and economic forces of the 1990s dramatically altered the higher education operating environment. This chapter provides a policy context within which to consider the emergence of enrollment management in higher education in response to these forces, and calls for a research- and policy-based approach to enrollment management in the future.

The UConn 2000 Initiative: A Case Study

March 2003

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Generating public support for large capital investments in a public university's decaying facilities is a difficult task at best. This chapter describes how one institution built support for a $2.3 billion investment by the state and how this has lead to changes in the delivery of student services.



Leadership challenges, 2002

August 2006

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Development opportunities designed to clarify one's values and beliefs as part of an overall leadership training model will help meet one of society's most pressing needs: leadership rooted in the cultural value of improving the human condition for everyone.




The extended campus—safety abroad

October 2002

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Study abroad has evolved from small, isolated programs for students to a more integral part of many students’ undergraduate experience. Institutions are beginning to consider the safety aspects beyond the academic program itself. This chapter covers procedures and processes for administrators to consider.







The many hats of teaching in small colleges: The seamless web of student and academic affairs

March 2007

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Unique opportunities exist on small campuses for all professionals to interact without boundaries. The traditional boundaries of classroom learning and student life cease to exist; student life professionals often function as teachers, and academic affairs professionals are encouraged to support students outside the classroom. This partnership creates many student-focused learning situations that blur the lines between student affairs and academic affairs.


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