An orientation program for first-year nontraditional students at Ball State University

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dc.contributor.advisor Wessel, Roger D. en_US
dc.contributor.author Urbach, Beth en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:30:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:30:03Z
dc.date.created 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier LD2489.Z8 2004 .U73 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/179716
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this project was to design an orientation program for first-year nontraditional students at Ball State University, a four-year institution with a predominantly traditional student population. This project was loosely based on the nontraditional student orientation program already established at Ball State University. It incorporated ideas from nontraditional student orientation programs at several other institutions with predominantly traditional enrollment. The program was designed with the characteristics and needs of nontraditional students in mind.The program welcomed new nontraditional students to Ball State University and introduced them to college life and the academic expectations they faced. The program also showcased many of the services available at Ball State University, such as Academic Advising, the Career Center, the Learning Center, the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, and University Computing Services. The program was designed to fit into busy students' schedules, while providing a meaningful introduction to the nontraditional student experience at Ball State University.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Educational Leadership
dc.format.extent v, 34 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nontraditional college students -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh College student orientation -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.subject.other Ball State University -- Freshmen. en_US
dc.title An orientation program for first-year nontraditional students at Ball State University en_US
dc.title.alternative Orientation program for first year nontraditional students at Ball State University en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.A.), 3 hrs. en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1296428 en_US


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