Student Development Theory in Higher Education: A Social Psychological Approach Terrell L. Strayhorn

ISBN: 9780415836623

Published: December 14th 2015

Hardcover

176 pages


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Student Development Theory in Higher Education: A Social Psychological Approach  by  Terrell L. Strayhorn

Student Development Theory in Higher Education: A Social Psychological Approach by Terrell L. Strayhorn
December 14th 2015 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 176 pages | ISBN: 9780415836623 | 7.35 Mb

Moving beyond the cognitive and psychosocial development theories traditionally used to describe college student development, Strayhorn introduces theories that address the most important topics in Higher Education today. This book promotes theMoreMoving beyond the cognitive and psychosocial development theories traditionally used to describe college student development, Strayhorn introduces theories that address the most important topics in Higher Education today.

This book promotes the understanding and application of social psychological theories to the higher education context, covering theories of ecological systems, sense of belonging, prejudice and discrimination, status attainment, social capital, family involvement, and socialization. Examples throughout from diverse student populations are designed to facilitate students application to situations in their own contexts. This important textbook bridges research, theory, and practice to help practicing and aspiring higher education and student affairs professionals effectively work with college students in their own settings.Each chapter features: Case vignettes to help students apply their knowledge Call out boxes reference foundational student development theories for further connections Coverage of historical and theoretical underpinnings and insights from related literature and research Multi-disciplinary literature-base, to promote students understanding and application of social psychological theory to practice Reflective exercises for application of theory to practice Guiding questions that encourage students to think beyond the current literature and practice List of further readings for readers to explore topics in more depth



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