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Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations

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Student Engagement in Higher Educationis an important volume that fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. The editors and authors make clear that diverse populations of students experience college differently and encounter group-specific barriers to success. Informed by relevant theories, each chapter focuses on a different population for whom research confirms that engagement and connectivity to the college experience are problematic, including: low-income students, racial/ethnic minorities, students with disabilities, LGBT students, and several others. The forward-thinking practical ideas offered throughout the book are based on the 41 contributors? more than 540 cumulative years of full-time work experience in various capacities at two-year and four-year institutions of higher education. Faculty and administrators will undoubtedly find this book complete with fresh strategies to reverse problematic engagement trends among various college studentpopulations.
Product Details

Author: Harper, Shaun R.

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: 1)

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Routledge

Release Date: 2008-08-28

Pages: 360

ISBN: 0415988519

ISBN13: 9780415988513