Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

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Astin, A. W. (1984). Student involvement?: A developmental theory for higher education. Journal of College Student Development, 25(4), 297–308.


A student's involvement on campus has a holistic impact on their lives throughout their college career. According to Astin's Involvement Theory (1984), for maximum growth and learning to occur the student must be actively engaged on their campus. The quality and quantity of a student's involvement on campus has a direct impact on the amount of learning and personal development that the student experiences. This video highlights the benefits that one may obtain through campus involvement, as well as possible limitations they may experience due to a lack of involvement.


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