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Preparing Your Campus for Veterans' Success : An Integrated Approach to Facilitating the Transition and Persistence of Our Military Students.

Author/Creator:
Kelley, Bruce.
Publication:
Herndon : Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (262 pages)
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Subjects:
College student orientation -- United States.
College students -- Services for -- United States.
Veterans -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Provides the background and guidelines needed to leverage the strengths that student veterans bring to educational institutions, to ease the challenges they face in transitioning into higher education, to facilitate their learning, and to ensure their successful graduation. The authors stress collaborative approaches across divisions and functions providing all stakeholders with a comprehensive view of how they can support each to ensure the success of student veterans.
Contents:
Cover
CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
PREFACE
PART ONE: THE STRENGTHS OF OUR STUDENT VETERANS AND THE CHALLENGES THEY FACE
1. SETTING THE STAGE: Student Veterans In Higher Education
2. NAVIGATING THE LABYRINTH: The Transitional Experiences of Student Veterans
3. STUDENT VETERANS AND DISABILITIES
PART TWO: INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO SERVING VETERANS ON CAMPUS
4. RECRUITMENT TO ORIENTATION
5. STUDENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
6. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS FOR STUDENT VETERANS
7. STUDENT VETERANS IN OUR COMMUNITY COLLEGES
PART THREE: INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO SERVING VETERANS IN THE CLASSROOM
8. COURSE STRUCTURE AND DESIGN
9. TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES
10. PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, AND BEHAVIORAL ENVIRONMENTS
11. DEVELOPING FACULTY AND STAFF
12. CONCLUSION: Student Veterans and Academic Success
APPENDIX A: Common Military and Educational Abbreviations
APPENDIX B: Glossary of Important Military and Educational Terms
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APPENDIX C: An Educator's Guide to the Military
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
INDEX
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Fox, Ernetta.
Smith, Justin.
Wheeler, Holly.
Other format:
Print version: Kelley, Bruce Preparing Your Campus for Veterans' Success
ISBN:
9781579228644
9781579228620
OCLC:
923700031