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Astin, Helen S. 1932-2015

Works: 77 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 6,047 library holdings
Genres: Bibliographies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, wpr, Other, Redactor
Classifications: HQ1391.U5, 305.420973
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Most widely held works about Helen S Astin
Most widely held works by Helen S Astin
Women of influence, women of vision : a cross-generational study of leaders and social change by Helen S Astin( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new perspective on leadership / In the spirit of the times : Three generation s of women leaders / Becoming leaders: Key influences and experiences / The com mon thread: a passion for justice and social change / Leadership for change: in itiatives and outcomes / Key skills and strategies of leaders / Strains and cos ts of leadership / Learning from the past and looking toward the future / A lea dership legacy, a leadership resource
Human resources and higher education; staff report of the Commission on Human Resources and Advanced Education by John K Folger( Book )

13 editions published in 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapter 6. Career Plans of High School and College Students ; Stability and Change in Career Choice ; Trends in Career Plans ; Personal and Environmental Determinants of Career Outcomes ; Summary and Conclusions ; Chapter 7. The Mobility of High-Level Manpower ; Geographic Mobility and Regional Gain and Loss of Educated Persons ; What is Regional ""Gain"" or ""Loss""? ; A Migration Paradigm ; Migration Patterns and Educational Quality of Doctoral Training ; Regional Gain and Loss Through Migration ; Changes in Career Field After the Baccalaureate Degree
The woman doctorate in America; origins, career, and family by Helen S Astin( Book )

10 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultivating the spirit : how college can enhance students' inner lives by Alexander W Astin( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is predicated on the belief that the spiritual development of college students has been largely ignored in our colleges and universities, despite the importance of spiritual matters to young people in their quest to lead integrated lives. Thus, while academics are understandably proud of their "outer" accomplishments in the fields of science, medicine, technology, and commerce, colleges and universities have increasingly come to neglect the student's "inner" development--the sphere of values and beliefs, emotional maturity, spirituality, and self-understanding. The book defines "spiritual development" very broadly: how students make meaning of their education and their lives, how they develop a sense of purpose, the value and belief dilemmas that they experience, as well as the role of religion, the sacred, and the mystical in their lives. Each student, of course, will view his or her spirituality in a unique way. For many, traditional religious beliefs and practices may form the core of their spirituality; for others such beliefs and practices may play little or no part. While two-thirds of the students in the study express a strong interest in spiritual matters, well over half report that their professors never encourage discussions of religious/spiritual matters, and about the same proportion report that professors never provide opportunities to discuss the purpose and meaning of life. By raising public awareness of the important role that spirituality plays in student learning and development, by alerting academic administrators, faculty, and curriculum committees to the importance of spiritual development, and by identifying possible strategies for enhancing that development, the book will encourage institutions to give greater priority to these spiritual aspects of students' educational and personal development"--
Sex roles : a research bibliography by Helen S Astin( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The bibliography covers literature originating in investigations published both here and abroad and is directed toward social and behavioral scientists." Selected journal articles (346), books (54), and book chapters (49), published 1960-1972. Topical arrangement. Entries include bibliographical information, keywords, and abstracts. Author, subject indexes
Some action of her own : the adult woman and higher education by Helen S Astin( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Higher education of women : essays in honor of Rosemary Park by Helen S Astin( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundeling van essays, geschreven ter ere van Rosemary Park, een Amerikaanse feministische professor, die in de jaren vijftig, zestig en zeventig ijverde voor de verbetering van het hoger onderwijs voor meisjes. Het eerste deel van het boek is een interview met Park over allerhande onderwerpen gerelateerd aan educatie voor vrouwen en over haar eigen leven en beroepsloopbaan als professor. Het tweede deel bestaat uit een aantal essays over de ondrwijspositie van Amerikaanse vrouwen en de status van vrouwelijke academici, zowel historisch als actueel (actueel zijnde datum van uitgave namelijk 1978). Deel drie tenslotte, omvat een aantal kritische geluiden en suggesties naar het beleid toe, wat betreft de verbetering van de onderwijspositie van meisjes in de USA
Sex discrimination in career counseling and education by Michele Harway( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women; a bibliography on their education and careers by Helen S Astin( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Higher education and the disadvantaged student( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women; a bibliography on their education and careers by Helen S Astin( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated bibliography was compiled to facilitate work in the development of a data base on women's education and career development. Primary emphasis was on research conducted during the last decade. Most of the publications abstracted are based on empirical research. However, included are some historical accounts, policy papers, and articles containing information on today's women's liberation movement. The abstracts and annotations are classified according to their main theme or purpose. There are seven main categories: (1) Determinants of Career Choice, (2) Marital and Familial Status of Working Women, (3) Women in the World of Work, (4) Developmental Studies, (5) History and Economics of Women at Work, (6) Commentaries and Policy Papers, and (7) Continuing Education of Women. An eighth category covers miscellaneous materials. The volume includes an author and subject index. (Author/CK)
Leadership reconsidered : engaging higher education in social change by Alexander W Astin( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report addresses the application of transformative leadership to higher education, examining four constituent groups: students, faculty, student affairs professionals, and presidents and other administrators. Chapter 1 explains the need for rethinking higher education leadership practices. Chapter 2 describes the principles of transformative leadership, considers group and individual principles underlying effective leadership, describes how to integrate these principles in the actual practice of leadership, and discusses the implicit and explicit values that guide the implementation of these principles. Chapters 3-6 highlight the four constituent groups, analyzing roles and expectations for each group and suggesting how they can practice the principles of transformative leadership both individually and collectively. The report concludes with a chapter encouraging members of the academic community to develop plans of action for exercising transformative leadership on campus. It identifies personal and institutional resources to help capitalize on the numerous opportunities that campuses offer for engaging in the transformative process, and it offers suggestions for creating an institutional climate that facilitates and reinforces individual and collective efforts to practice transformative leadership. (Contains 34 references.) (SM)
Meaning and spirituality in the lives of college faculty : a study of values, authenticity, and stress by Alexander W Astin( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the past three years more than 80 scholars, students, and educational leaders have participated with the Higher Education Research Institute in an extended series of dialogues about issues of spirituality, authenticity, meaning, wholeness, and self-renewal in higher education. These dialogues explored issues related to: achieving a greater sense of community, spirituality, and shared purpose in higher education; what are the causes of the divisions and fragmentation experienced by many academics in their institutional and personal lives; what it means to be authentic, both in the classroom and in dealings with students; and what disconnections higher education is experiencing within and in relation to the larger society. Through personal narratives the monograph explores expressions of spirituality, as well as obstacles to and facilitators of spiritual development; value conflicts; personal authenticity; sources of stress, including time pressures, competition between work and family life, research and publication, administrative responsibilities, students and teaching, tenure and peer review, and institutional climate; effect of stress; coping with stress; and sources of renewal. The monograph concludes with a brief review of ongoing and further work on spirituality in higher education. Appended are letters of invitation, the interview protocol, and a list of committee members(CH)
Student financial aid and persistence in college by Helen S Astin( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The administration, purpose, and design of student financial aid programs are examined with emphasis on assuring greater access to higher education, student persistence, and providing students with incentives for performing well academically. After a brief history of financial aid and a review of selected studies on persistence, the sampling and data collection procedures are described. A profile of students 2 years after matriculation in college is provided, including demographic characteristics, enrollment behavior, residence, experience in college, work, and financial aid. The characteristics of students with different patterns of persistence are discussed in terms of religion and political orientation, parental income and education, degree plans, values and attitudes, financial experience, work experience, and reasons for leaving school. A separate chapter gives an overview of the financial aid environment in American colleges and universities today. The last two chapters, utilizing a multiple regression analysis, assess the impact of personal, environmental, and financial variables on persistence and withdrawal among white and minority students. Implications for future policies are addressed. Among the several suggestions are the following: more sources of information about student financial aid should be made available to students; loans, especially large ones, are the worst possible form of aid to offer low-income and minority students; and the government should consider expanding grant and work-study programs. Appendices include: survey instruments; creation of financial aid variables; development of persistence categories; a verification study of financial aid data reported by students; and variables used in regression analyses. (Lc)
Career plans of Black and other non-white college graduates by Helen S Astin( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is the last in a three-part of monographs on the career plans of college graduates. It presents analyses of 1965 and 1970 post-senior year plans based on data collected by the American Council on Education (ace) as part of the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (cirp). Through this program, each year's entering freshmen class at over 300 institutions of higher education fill out questionnaires about their backgrounds, achievements, interests and goals. A sample of the same students in each cohort is followed up four years later. The data are representative of the nation as a whole because of elaborate sampling and weighting procedures. Some of the findings are as follows: the 1965 and 1970 non-white college graduates differed with respect to their career choices; the choices of the 1970 non-white graduates were closer to those of their white classmates. Business choices became increasingly popular among non-white graduates; college teaching showed substantial gains among both black men and black women; and elementary and secondary teaching dropped as a choice for black men. (Wsk)
Career plans of college graduates of 1965 and 1970 by Helen S Astin( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social change model of leadership development : guidebook : version III( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trends in academic and career plans of college freshmen by Helen S Astin( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race and ethnicity in the American professoriate, 1995-96( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational progress of disadvantaged students by Helen S Astin( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The primary effort of the study described is an examination of the effects of college environments on the aspirations, achievements, and attrition rates of disadvantaged students at the end of their freshman year. Subjects were 180 students all of whom were classified as being disadvantaged. The various variables in the study are presented and discussed. This section is followed by results and discussion including the topics: (1) educational aspirations; (2) occupational aspirations; (3) academic aptitude and achievement; (4) self-ratings on academic and personality traits; and (5) life objectives. The next section discusses the effect of college environments on educational outcomes of disadvantaged students. The method of analysis is given along with educational, occupational, and personal outcomes. Some results of the study are: (1) a greater proportion of blacks aspire to postgraduate education than nonblacks; (2) disadvantaged students rate themselves high on drive to achieve and social self-confidence; (3) the best predictors of educational outcomes in this study were early achievements and aspirations; and (4) cohesive and personal school environments have positive effects on most of the educational outcomes. (Kj)
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Women of influence, women of vision : a cross-generational study of leaders and social change
Cultivating the spirit : how college can enhance students' inner lives
Alternative Names
Astin, Helen S., 1932-

Helen Astin academic

Helen Astin Amerikaans hooglerares (1932-2015)

Helen Astin profesora universitaria estadounidense

Helen Astin profesora universitaria estauxunidense (1932–2015)

Helen Astin professora d'universitat estatunidenca

Helen Astin professoressa universitaria statunitense

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