Creating Campus Community W M McDonald

ISBN: 9781280351396

Published: October 1st 2002

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200 pages


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Creating Campus Community  by  W M McDonald

Creating Campus Community by W M McDonald
October 1st 2002 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 200 pages | ISBN: 9781280351396 | 6.18 Mb

We have at our disposal one of the greatest vehicles for...community-building known to humankind--the one called education. --from the foreword by Parker PalmerConnecting authentically and deeply with others across all dimensions of life enrichesMoreWe have at our disposal one of the greatest vehicles for...community-building known to humankind--the one called education.

--from the foreword by Parker PalmerConnecting authentically and deeply with others across all dimensions of life enriches the human spirit. The sense of community resulting from such connections is a hallmark of a supportive campus environment, which we know is an important factor in enhancing student learning. The contributions to this book offer a vision we can work toward and provide instructive examples from different types of institutions to point the way.

--George D. Kuh, chancellors professor and director, National Survey of Student Engagement, Indiana UniversityErnie Boyer was a giant in higher education. This book, a resource guide, focuses on one of his great loves--campus community. The book examines his contributions and offers a compelling agenda for action. --Arthur Levine, president, Teachers College, Columbia UniversityThis well-written and timely book draws on the lessons learned from five very different institutions as they attempted to address a major challenge to higher education-building effective campus communities.

Practitioners will find this to be an invaluable resource and guide as they attempt to bring Ernie Boyers vision to life on their campuses. A great tribute to one of Americas leading educators! --Charles C. Schroeder, professor of higher education, University of Missouri-ColumbiaThere is no topic more important in higher education today than creating campus community. McDonald and his associates have indeed lived up to Ernest Boyers legacy by presenting us with a remarkable set of campus models for us to admire. . . and emulate. --Yolanda T.

Moses, president, American Association for Higher EducationThis book comes at an auspicious time of educational transformation. Like the Boyer Center, this books fundamental priority in meeting todays challenging new realities is the discovery and creation of new forms of community. --Glen R. Bucher, executive director, the Boyer Center



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