Advising Student Groups and Organizations (2nd Revised edition)

Advising Student Groups and Organizations (2nd Revised edition)

By: Nancy E. Chrystal-Green (author), Norbert W. Dunkel (author), John H. Schuh (author)Paperback

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The only manual for faculty and staff who work directly with student organizations Advising Student Groups and Organizations is a one-of-a-kind book that equips faculty members and administrators to competently and confidently serve as advisers to clubs and other student groups. The second edition is here to help colleges and universities keep up with the skyrocketing number of student groups and shifts in the legal landscape. New chapters on crucial topics, updated case studies, and a full suite of practical resources simplify the process of navigating student organizations. With Advising Student Groups and Organizations, educators can turn the chore of advising into a rewarding activity that benefits everyone. Challenges like student apathy, university politics, and budgetary restrictions can be overcome with the ideas and activities presented here. And in this fully updated edition, new chapters contain everything you need to know about: * Advising fraternities and sororities * Navigating laws such as FERPA, Title IX, and the Clery Act * Working with online distance students and using social media as an advising tool * Conflict mediation and training student advisors You'll want to keep this guide handy so you can take advantage of tools like reflection questions, activities, checklists, and sample forms. Advising Student Groups and Organizations even covers the use of assessments such as True Colors and StrengthsFinder. Now you'll be able to cut through bureaucracy to make the student advising experience truly transformative.

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About Author

NORBERT W. DUNKEL is the associate vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida. JOHN H. SCHUH is director of the School of Education at Iowa State University, where he also is distinguished professor of education and director of the university s Emerging Leaders Academy. NANCY E. CHRYSTAL-GREEN is the director of Student Activities and Involvement at the University of Florida.


The Authors ix Preface xiii Acknowledgments xxi 1 Challenges and Rewards of Advising 1 2 Overview of Student Groups and Organizations 21 3 Greek Letter Organizations 43 4 Understanding Individual and Group Development 57 5 Roles and Functions of Advisers 95 6 Providing Academic and Career Assistance 137 7 Representing Group and Institutional Interests 173 8 Financial Management and Budgeting 189 9 Legal Issues and Risk Management 213 10 Dealing with Issues and Conflicts 231 11 Ensuring Quality in Advising 255 12 Training 275 13 Developing and Increasing Personal Effectiveness 289 References 299 Index 315

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118784648
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9781118784648
  • weight: 826
  • ISBN10: 1118784642
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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