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By John H. Schuh

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Editor John Schuh and his fellow individuals, all specialists within the box, element the methodological facets of carrying out overview initiatives in particular for the coed affairs practitioner who's able to behavior overview tasks, yet isn't particularly convinced the right way to deal with their technical features. utilizing numerous case stories and urban examples to demonstrate a variety of evaluation methods, the authors lead the reader step by step via each one section of the evaluation method with jargon-free, hands-on assistance.

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One clear reason for efforts to further the use of existing data sources is the limited number of resources available to student affairs staff for assessment or research effort. Consider that a 1999 study identified only 37 student affairs research offices nationwide (Malaney, 1999). Because of the national trend of budget cuts, the current number of student affairs research or assessment offices probably has not grown substantially. One implication of limited student affairs researchers is the need to collaborate with others across campus, including faculty members affiliated with student affairs, institutional research offices, and registrar offices.

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They also can make use of compiled databases that offer insights into the characteristics of students who apply, are admitted, and enroll at the institution. Although there are several other steps that students follow in the admissions process before they enroll at an institution (for example, application, admission, confirmation), the following discussion moves on to consider existing data that relate to students who enroll at the institution. Recall that in the case of EU, not only is the institution concerned about attracting African American students but it also recognizes the needs and the institutional challenges in retaining students.

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