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Student Veterans And Service Members In Higher Education

Author : Jan Arminio
ISBN : 9781317810568
Genre : Education
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Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and student veteran, this unique author team provides a comprehensive but manageable text reviewing relevant research literature and presenting accessible strategies for working with students. This book explores the facilitators and barriers of student veteran learning and engagement, how culture informs the current student veteran experience, and best practices for creating and maintaining a campus that allows for the success of these students. The latest to publish in the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series, this volume is a valuable resource for student affairs and higher education professionals to better serve veteran and military service members in higher education.

Black Women College Students

Author : Felecia Commodore
ISBN : 9781317216384
Genre : Education
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The latest book in the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series explores the state of Black women students in higher education. Delineating key issues, proposing an original student success model, and describing what institutions can do to better support this group, this important book provides a succinct but comprehensive exploration of this underrepresented and often neglected population on college campuses. Full of practical recommendations for working across academic and student affairs, this is a useful guide for administrators, faculty, and practitioners interested in creating pathways for Black female college student success. Whether this book is read cover to cover or used as a resource manual, the pages contain critical insights that should be taken into serious consideration wherever Black women college students are concerned.

What S Next For Student Veterans

Author : David DiRamio
ISBN : 9781942072164
Genre : Education
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With the passage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008, more than 1.4 million service members and their families became eligible for higher education benefits, and veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan enrolled in colleges and universities in record numbers. The first wave of research about these new student veterans focused primarily on describing their characteristics and the transition from military service to civilian life and the college campus. This new edited collection presents findings from the second wave of research about student veterans, with a focus on data-driven evidence of academic success factors, including persistence, retention, degree completion, and employment after college. An invaluable resource for educators poised to enter the next phase of supporting military-connected college students.

Called To Serve

Author : Florence A. Hamrick
ISBN : 9781118240144
Genre : Education
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Called to Serve Over the past several years, veteran enrollment in universities,community colleges, and vocational programs has increaseddramatically. Called to Serve offers academics andadministrators a handbook highlighting the most current research,program initiatives, and recommendations for creating policies andservices that can help student veterans and service memberssucceed, including: Strategies for organizing and staffing services for veteransand service members Suggestions for creating institutional infrastructures andpolicies related to enrollment, transfer, and degreecompletion Frameworks for working with service members with physical,emotional, and learning disabilities Praise for Called to Serve "An excellent resource tool for key university leadership whodesire to support the success of incoming and current studentveterans." —Renee T. Finnegan, colonel (retired), executivedirector, Military Initiatives and Partnerships, Office of thePresident, University of Louisville "One of the more compelling issues of our time is theintegration of returning veterans and service members into oursociety following their service to our country. This handbook willbe a critical tool in guiding higher education professionals indeveloping strategies to ensure their success in college." —Kevin Kruger, president, NASPA–Student AffairsAdministrators in Higher Education "This timely book explains and presents a new meaning of 'calledto service.' The issues and vignettes bring to life real situationsthat will be facing all campuses. I highly recommend this valuableresource to those looking forward and not back." —Gregory Roberts, executive director,ACPA–College Student Educators International "I have waited over forty years for such a comprehensivehandbook to be written about the challenges, opportunities, andrewards that are associated with providing higher education toAmerica's veterans—our future leaders. Well done." —Robert E. Wallace, Vietnam veteran and executivedirector, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., WashingtonOffice

Preparing Your Campus For Veterans Success

Author : Bruce Kelley
ISBN : 9781579228651
Genre : Education
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This book is intended for everyone in higher education – whether in the classroom, student affairs, administration, admissions, health services or faculty development – who is, or expects to be teaching, advising, or serving student veterans. This book is the outcome of a partnership between the Center for Teaching and Learning and the office of Disabilities Services at the University of South Dakota that led to the development of the Fides program whose goal was to establish high-quality, evidence-based development opportunities specifically designed to enable key university constituencies—the faculty, staff, and administration—to understand their role in providing extraordinary learning experiences for veterans. The program was funded through a congressionally directed FIPSE grant. Materials from Fides have been featured by prominent educational organizations, and are being used by the National Center for PTSD, colleges, universities, and boards of regents across the US. This book provides the background and guidelines you need to leverage the strengths that student veterans bring to your institution, to ease the challenges they face in transitioning into higher education, to facilitate their learning, and to ensure their successful graduation. Student veterans bring many strengths to your campus – maturity, significant life experiences, and cross-cultural awareness. They are highly motivated to serve others and value education. Student veterans may however face significant challenges. Student veterans have typically been out of high school for some time, where they may have earned average grades. Many are married with children and more than a few are single parents. They are approximately 20% less likely than non-veterans to attain a bachelor degree and slightly more likely to drop out of higher education without attaining a degree of any sort. Deployments extend their time to degree, and multiple deployments can significantly delay graduation. The challenges associated with transitioning from the military into higher education are heightened when a student has a disability – physical, psychological, or emotional. Common disabilities that are emerging from Iraq and Afghanistan include amputations, hearing loss, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder. To enable student veterans to succeed, institutions need to develop holistic initiatives to mediate student veterans’ transition and persistence, and develop appropriate programs and services that recognize their skills, family responsibilities, and distinct needs. This book outlines best practices for student affairs; describes innovative approaches to administrative services and support; suggests streamlining policies and procedures to make the campus “veteran friendly”; proposes ideas for academic programs; looks at the implications for course structure and design; considers the classroom environment; and explores how classroom policies impact student veterans. One chapter examines the issue of student veteran success specifically from the point of view of two-year institutions. The authors stress the importance of collaborative approaches across divisions and functions providing all stakeholders on campus with a comprehensive view of how they can support each to ensure the success of their student veterans.

Journal Of The Civil War Era

Author : William A. Blair
ISBN : 9781469608990
Genre : History
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The Journal of the Civil War Era Volume 3, Number 4 December 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS SPECIAL ISSUE: PROCLAIMING EMANCIPATION AT 150 Articles Introduction Martha S. Jones, Guest Editor History and Commemoration: The Emancipation Proclamation at 150 James Oakes Reluctant to Emancipate? Another Look at the First Confiscation Act Stephen Sawyer & William J. Novak Emancipation and the Creation of Modern Liberal States in America and France Thavolia Glymph Rose's War and the Gendered Politics of a Slave Insurgency in the Civil War Martha Jones Emancipation Encounters: The Meaning of Freedom from the Pages of Civil War Sketchbooks Book Reviews Books Received Notes on Contributors

Reconceptualizing Access In Postsecondary Education And Its Ramifications For Data Systems Report Of The Policy Panel On Access Washington D C Policy Panel Meeting September 9 1997

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Update Of The Post 9 11 Gi Bill

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
ISBN : UCSD:31822037823333
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Engaged Scholarship And Civic Responsibility In Higher Education

Author : Burton, Sharon L.
ISBN : 9781522536505
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Beyond their educational value, university institutions can play a pivotal role in community improvement. By utilizing academic resources, these organizations can positively impact their communities. Engaged Scholarship and Civic Responsibility in Higher Education is a critical reference source for the latest scholarly research on the adoption and implementation of civic engagement initiatives in higher education institutions. Including a range of pertinent topics such as service learning, economic development, and social justice, this book is ideally designed for academics, practitioners, students, professionals, and researchers interested in the growing influence of universities on community improvement.

Diverse Issues In Higher Education

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ISBN : UVA:X030297534
Genre : Minorities
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