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Understanding and addressing commuter student needs

Understanding and addressing commuter student needs / J. Patrick Biddix, editor.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2015.
114 pages ; 23 cm
Other contributors
Biddix, J. Patrick, editor.
Uniform series
New directions for student services ; no. 150.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Enhancing commuter student success : what's theory got to do with it? / Barbara Jacoby
  • First-to-second-year persistence profile of commuter students / Terry T. Ishitani, Aileen M. Reid
  • Nonacademic commitments affecting commuter student involvement and engagement / Mary Beth Burlison
  • Exploring the impact of commuting to campus on psychological well-being / Georgianna L. Martin, Cindy Ann Kilgo
  • Supporting commuter students of color / Corinne Maekawa Kodama
  • Commuter students with disabilities / John L. Garland
  • Commuter students, online services, and online communities / Mark Kretovics
  • Lifestyle challenges for commuter students / John J. Newbold
  • Creating an institutional academic advising culture that supports commuter student success / Ruth A. Darling
  • Strategies for assessing commuter students / J. Patrick Biddix.
Despite representing a majority of the college student population, a surprising lack of research has focused on the unique issues and needs of commuter students. This volume reviews the contemporary research and thinking about commuters. Topics include: theoretical perspectives and discussions of foremost topics and issues, specific examples for applying contemporary research with students of color, students with disabilities, and online students, perspectives for immediate work and strategic planning, and practical applications, recommendations, and suggestions for supporting commuter students. The volume has four major sections: theory, profiles and issues, support and services, and general applications.--Publisher description.
Subject headings
Commuting college students.
1119115469 (electronic bk.)
9781119115465 (electronic bk.)


Northwest Library (Gary)
Call Number
LB2343.6 .U82 2015
New Book Area