Provide an Overview of Student Affairs
For this assignment, write a paper in which you describe the scope of programs that fall under student affairs on the campus you considered in your assignment preparation.
Be sure to consider the standards and theories that support student development concepts and support a professional student affair position on this campus. In preparing your paper, actively reflect on the readings that have been assigned. Address how the concepts discussed in the readings may inform or influence your evolving educational philosophy as pertaining to student affairs leadership that you have held prior to entry into this course.
Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages.
References: Minimum of 3-5 scholarly resources.
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.
As discussed and viewed previously, today’s students in higher education represent a wide range of diversity with regards to gender, race, and age. Student affairs and related programming plays equally diverse and varied roles in meeting the educational needs of groups of students. It is in this context that this activity will ask you to reflect upon and consider the ways in which higher education institutions can address these needs.
Schuh, J., & Jones, S., Eds. (2010) Student services: A handbook for the profession. Read Chapters 1 – 3, Chapters 8-9
McClellan, G., & Stringer, J. (2009) The handbook of student affairs administration. Read Chapters 1 and 4
Roberts, D. C. (2012). The student personnel point of view as a catalyst for dialogue: 75 Years and beyond.
College days, college nights. (2004). Films On Demand