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Komives, Susan R. – About Campus, 2019
Based on Nancy Schlossberg and her colleagues' extensive interviews with 100 retired adults, Susan Komives describes six predominate pathways retirees took to make meaning of this new transition in their lives. These pathways identified people as continuers, adventurers, easy gliders, involved spectators, searchers, and retreaters. Using the…
Descriptors: Retirement, Student Adjustment, College Students, Social Adjustment
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Bonfiglio, Robert A. – About Campus, 2011
Are athletics a positive or negative educational force? The viewpoint widely shared across academe is that participation in intercollegiate athletics has a positive impact on students and contributes to learning and moral development. Often, this notion is captured in the phrase "character development," a shorthand way to describe the individual…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Student Participation, Student Development, Moral Development
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Mattingly, Richard Scott; Shupp, Matthew R. – About Campus, 2004
Plenty of educators lament the small amount of time and inclination students have for participating in a variety of opportunities for learning and growth in and outside the college classroom. With the majority of students working concurrently with their enrollment and with an ever-increasing focus on efficient time to degree, there seems to be…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Time to Degree, Student Development, Time Management