Graduate Student Orientation: Applying CAS Standards to National Practices
Poock, Michael C., College and University
The thirteen CAS standards and guidelines for student orientation were applied to the results of a nationwide study on orientation practices by graduate schools. Results indicate that most of the practices adhere, in varying degrees, to the standards. Two of the standards were not applicable to graduate student orientation programs.
New graduate students often face many of the same issues and concerns as undergraduates, including anxiety about a new environment and the need to feel welcomed by their institutions (Boyle and Boice 1998; Roscnblatt and Christensen 1993). They are challenged further by having to fit into the culture of their disciplines (Golde 1998; Tinto 1993; …
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Publication information: Article title: Graduate Student Orientation: Applying CAS Standards to National Practices. Contributors: Poock, Michael C. - Author. Journal title: College and University. Volume: 80. Issue: 2 Publication date: Fall 2004. Page number: 19+. © American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Fall 1999. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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