Assessment Methods for Student Affairs by John H. Schuh and Associates, M. Lee Upcraft

By John H. Schuh and Associates, M. Lee Upcraft

Editor John Schuh and his fellow participants, all specialists within the box, aspect the methodological elements of engaging in evaluation initiatives in particular for the coed affairs practitioner who's able to behavior review initiatives, yet isn't really particularly certain the way to deal with their technical points. utilizing various case reports and urban examples to demonstrate a variety of evaluation ways, the authors lead the reader step by step via each one section of the evaluate approach with jargon-free, hands-on suggestions.

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External Data The admissions director and committee would be likely to consider several different information sources in order to examine the trends that shape the prospect pool. edu/policy/knocking/1988–2018/), USING EXISTING DATABASES 27 ACT, and the College Board. This publication offers detailed projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ ethnicity that can help identify demographic changes that influence future college populations. Here the committee considering the issue of recruiting a diverse student population could review detailed information about the projected number of high school graduates within neighboring or high-yield states to determine the number of diverse students represented in past applicant pools and the number of high school graduates in the primary recruiting areas.

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Typically, organizations participate in strategic planning exercises that include a review of their mission statements and goals, and then adopt action steps that are designed to achieve their goals (Schuh, 2003). The action steps can include such activities as developing upgraded facilities for recreational sports, implementing leadership development programs in student activities, or raising external funds designed to provide scholarships that are more robust for students from modest economic backgrounds in financial aid.

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