How College Affects Students

How College Affects Students

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Foreword by Kenneth A. Feldman Not since Feldman and Newcomb's 1969 landmark book, The Impact of College on Students has there been such a comprehensive resource available on what is known about the effect of college on students. In this book, Pascarella and Terenzini take up where Feldman and Newcomb left off, synthesizing twenty more years of empirical research and over 2, 600 studies, distilling what is known about how students change and benefit as a consequence of attending college.It is I unclear from their findings whether the differences in examinations do in fact represent actual differences in the cognitive level of ... The same cross-sectional comparison at a less selective state teachersa#39; college (average SAT score of high 400s) showed much ... had significantly higher scores than freshmen on the Analysis of Argument Test (an essay measure of 134 How College Affects Students.

Title:How College Affects Students
Author:Ernest T. Pascarella, Patrick T. Terenzini
Publisher:Jossey-Bass - 1991-04-08


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