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Promoting Reasonable Expectations Aligning Student and Institutional Views of the College Experience

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ISBN-10: 0787976245

ISBN-13: 9780787976248

Edition: 2005

Authors: Thomas E. Miller, Barbara E. Bender, John H. Schuh

List price: $46.00
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Promoting Reasonable Expectations offers a thorough examination of student expectations of college. The book includes an examination of key issues such as the classroom setting, student services, and campus life. This unique resource contrasts student expectations with their actual experiences and identifies effective strategies for addressing the disjunctions between expectation and reality. Written by leading figures in the field of student affairs and sponsored by NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators), Promoting Reasonable Expectations offers insights about student expectations as defined by their ethnicity, age, gender, transfer student status, and more. Based…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/4/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The Authors
Why Should We Care About Student Expectations?
What Students Expect from College and What They Get
When Expectations and Realities Collide: Environmental Influences on Student Expectations and Student Experiences
Campus Services: What Do Students Expect?
Student Expectations About Paying for College: Are They Reasonable?
Student Persistence and Degree Attainment
Life After College
The Influence of Selected Students' Characteristics on Their Expectations of College
Institutional Type and Students' Expectations
Expectations of Multiple Publics
Perspectives from the Field