Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Presents a series of essays and articles discussing both international and national perspectives on retention and persistence in institutions of higher education. The compilation of articles examines how retention and persistence are complex issues and aims to demonstrate that exploring trends and patterns can prompt leaders to new ideas that form the next generations of research in this area.
Describes the role of evaluation in program planning and implementation for alcohol and other drug and violence prevention programs; skills, expertise, qualifications, and experience to look for when seeking an evaluator; incentives for the evaluator; questions to ask when considering an evaluator; and how to network to find the right evaluator.
Offers a straightforward method for gathering and reporting student survey data on substance use-related problems. Administrators must understand the nature and extent of these problems at their institutions in order to develop effective programs and policies to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related (AOD) problems on campus.
Lubbock police are sending out a new warning to underage drinkers. The department said during a news conference Friday officers were flagged down by a bar employee in the Depot District Thursday night who reported someone for having a fake I.D. Police ultimately cited two people, one for having a fake I.D. and the other for underage drinking.
On average, students experience an estimated total of 102 alcohol-related consequences, such as blacking out, being hung over, or missing work or school, due to drinking across their four years in college, according to a new study. Research also reveals that parents' disapproval is linked to fewer drinking consequences.