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Upcraft, M. Lee

Overview
Works: 29 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 6,206 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor
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Most widely held works by M. Lee Upcraft
Assessment practice in student affairs : an applications manual by John H Schuh( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Assessment in Student Affairs first appeared in 1996, readers discovered a practical context for viewing the power of assessment across the domain of student services. In this comprehensive manual, John H. Schuh and M. Lee Upcraft continue the conversation begun in their earlier book and provide a full range of practical tools and engaging examples for conducting effective assessments. The authors offer an overview of the assessment process and then detail a range of methodologies, approaches, and issues - explaining how to use them and when to recruit expertise from other campus sources. They draw from the latest practice and include a wealth of case studies."--Jacket
Challenging and supporting the first-year student : a handbook for improving the first year of college by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An authoritative, comprehensive guide to the first year of college, Challenging and Supporting the First Year Student includes the most current information about the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to help first-year students make a successful transition to college and fulfill their educational and personal goals."--Publisher's description
The freshman year experience : helping students survive and succeed in college by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freshman Year Experience presents an authoritative, comprehensive guide to the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to ensure student achievement in the first year of college--and so to facilitate student retention and academic success in subsequent years
Assessment in student affairs : a guide for practitioners by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amid ongoing financial belt-tightening and pressures to prove their effectiveness in measurable terms, student services professionals have turned to assessment as a means of demonstrating the value of their programs and services for student learning and satisfaction. This book offers a comprehensive, in-depth resource for program assessment in student services. It provides practitioners with the tools they need to design and carry out an assessment project, communicate the results, and implement the findings." "For practitioners of all levels of experience, Assessment in Student Affairs provides a single-volume, practical resource on using assessment to develop and improve all facets of student affairs. It includes detailed guidance for student affairs staff on how to assess student needs, student satisfaction, campus environments, campus cultures, and student outcomes. And it explains how senior staff can employ assessment findings in strategic planning, policy development, and day-to-day decision making."--Jacket
New futures for student affairs : building a vision for professional leadership and practice by Margaret J Barr( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideas are presented regarding the future of the student affairs profession. Part 1 assesses the foundation of the profession. Its chapters identify challenges for the future that are present in current practice, review ethical principles undergirding the profession, examine the assumptions and beliefs that guide student affairs, and highlight student development theory and emerging theoretical perspectives that will be useful in dealing with future challenges. Part 2 identifies the major forces for change and the implications these have for student affairs. Its chapters analyze demographic trends influencing higher education, explore relevant social issues, examine the changing nature of the legal and regulatory environment of higher education, assess the impact of the technological revolution, and identify new and developing career paths for student affairs professionals. Part 3 outlines an action agenda for planning for the future. It discusses new organizational roles and approaches for student affairs; suggests ways to improve skills in managing change; provides an agenda for staff development, professional preparation, and working conditions that must be met to face future challenges; discusses the importance of strengthening ties and developing collaborative efforts with academic affairs; and considers ways student affairs professionals can improve their ability to meet future challenges through research, evaluation, and outcomes assessment. (Jdd)
Orienting students to college( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residence hall assistants in college by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for college presidents and governing boards : strategies for eliminating alcohol and other drug abuse on campuses by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing student affairs effectively by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning to be a resident assistant by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-year academic advising : patterns in the present, pathways to the future by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph is designed to provide a blueprint to educators on how to improve academic advising for first-year college students. Seventeen chapters are: (1) "First-Year Students: The Year 2000" (Wesley Habley); (2) "Insights from Theory: Understanding First-Year Student Development" (M. Lee Upcraft); (3) "Creating Successful Transitions Through Academic Advising" (Eric R. White and others); (4) "Organizing and Delivering Academic Advising for First-Year Students" (Margaret C. King and Thomas J. Kerr); (5) "Using Information Technology to Enhance First-Year Student Advising" (Gary L. Kramer); (6) "Advising Alliances: Faculty and First-Year Students Team Up for Success" (Susan H. Frost); (7) "Faculty Mentoring: A Key to First-Year Student Success" (Gary L. Kramer and others); (8) "Selecting, Training, Rewarding, and Recognizing Faculty Advisors" (Robert E. Glennen and Faye N. Vowell); (9) "Reach-Out Advising Strategies for First-Year Students" (Derrell Hart); (10) "Academic Advising Through Learning Communities: Bridging the Academic-Social Divide" (Anne Goodsell Love and Vincent Tinto); (11) "Advising First-Year Undecided Students" (Virginia Gordon); (12) "Advising Underprepared First-Year Students" (Nancy Gray Spann and others); (13) "Advising and Orientation Programs for Entering Adult Students" (Elizabeth G. Creamer and others); (14) "Pluralistic Advising: Facilitating the Development and Achievement of First-Year Students of Color" (Thomas Brown and Mario Rivas); (15) "Assessment of Academic Advising" (M. Lee Upcraft and others); (16) "Academic Advising: A Compendium of Evaluation Instruments" (Debra S. Srebnik and Jennifer Stevenson); and (17) "Perspectives on Academic Advising for First-Year Students: Present and Future" (John N. Gardner). Three appendixes provide a statement of core values of academic advising, a taxonomy of advising services, and an annotated bibliography. Each chapter contains a reference list. (MDM)
Designing successful transitions : a guide for orienting students for college by National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience (University of South Carolina)( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph contains 14 papers on all aspects of college and university student and family orientation programs. The papers are: (1) "Orienting Today's Students" by M. Lee Upcraft; (2) "Theoretical Perspectives on Orientation" by Michael Dannells; (3) "Trends and Issues in Orientation Programs" by Gerry Strumpf and Greg Sharer; (4) "Components of a Comprehensive Orientation Program" by Becky F. Smith and Richard Brackin; (5) "Orientation as a Catalyst: Effective Retention through Academic and Social Integration" by Louis Fox and others; (6) "Organization and Administration of Orientation Programs" by Richard H. Mullendore and Jimmy Abraham; (7) "Orienting Diverse Populations" by Bonita Jacobs; (8) "Orientation Activities for the Families of New Students" by Diane M. Austin; (9) "Meeting the Demands of Many: Orientation at Two-Year Institutions" by Les Cook and Barry Sterns; (10) "Orienting Transfer Students" by Charlene Hager Harrison; (11) "The Freshman Orientation Seminar: Extending the Benefits of Traditional Orientation" by Betsy O. Barefoot and John N. Gardner; (12) "New Student Orientation and Technology: Oxymoron or Allies" Gary L. Kramer; (13) "Orientation Standards, Evaluation, and Assessment" by Richard H. Mullendore and Gary M. Biller; and (14) "Perspective on the Future of Orientation" by John N. Gardner and David A. Hansen. Also included is a summary of the Council for the Advancement of Standards guidelines and standards for student orientation programs and information on the authors. References accompany individual papers. (Jb)
A guide for college presidents and governing boards : strategies for eliminating alcohol and other drug abuse on campuses by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide outlines the extent of drug use and alcohol problems on college campuses and recommends five strategies for institutions of higher education: (1) develop clear policies concerning alcohol and other drugs; (2) enforce alcohol and other drug regulations; (3) provide alcohol and other drug education and prevention programs; (4) ensure intervention and referral for treatment of students, faculty, and staff; and (5) assess attitudes and behavior toward alcohol and other drugs as well as the effectiveness of education, prevention, intervention, and treatment programs. The guide recommends specific actions that college presidents and governing boards can take to carry out each strategy, and includes a checklist for pursuing each strategy. Appendixes contain: membership guidelines and standards of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, and guidelines for beverage alcohol marketing on college and university campuses of the Inter-Association Task Force on Campus Alcohol Policy Issues. Includes nine references. (Jdd)
Assessment methods for student affairs by John H Schuh( )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Editor John Schuh and his fellow contributors, all experts in the field, detail the methodological aspects of conducting assessment projects specifically for the student affairs practitioner who is ready to conduct assessment projects, but is not quite sure how to manage their technical aspects. Using a variety of case studies and concrete examples to illustrate various assessment approaches, the authors lead the reader step-by-step through each phase of the assessment process with jargon-free, hands-on guidance
The first year student : understanding, teaching and supporting by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Role expectations for chief student personnel administrators in large universities by M. Lee Upcraft( )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shonenji kyōiku handobukku = Challenging and supporting the first-year student : Gakusei o seikō ni michibiku tameni( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcohol and Other Drugs. a Guide for College Presidents and Governing Boards by M. Lee Upcraft( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide, intended for college and university presidents and governing board members who are committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol abuse on their campuses, provides a description of the extent of alcohol and other drug use and abuse on campuses and recommends five intervention strategies for these institutions to use. The strategies include (1) developing clear alcohol and other drug policies; (2) enforcing alcohol and other drug regulations; (3) providing alcohol and other drug education programs; (4) insuring intervention and referral for treatment of students, faculty, and staff; and (5) assessing alcohol and other drug attitudes and behaviors, and the impact of education, prevention, and treatment programs. For each intervention, very specific recommendations are given on what presidents and governing board members must do to eliminate drug and alcohol abuse. Appended are a set of guidelines for beverage alcohol marketing by the Interassociation Task Force on Campus Alcohol Policy Issues and the standards of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Contains nine references. (Author/GLR)
The freshman year experience : helping students survive and succeed in collage( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New futures for student affairs : building a vision for professional leadership and practice by Margaret J Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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