Examines different types of learning models that are regarded as possible solutions to address rising costs and growth in non-traditional students enrolling in higher education. These innovations include competency-based education, prior learning assessments, and massive open online coursework (MOOCs). This report also presents strategies to break down barriers that may stifle the integration of such practices.
Provides an overview of the role of alcohol and other drug prevention coordinators on campuses. Describes the need for prevention coordinators to approach situations with the right balance of accurate information, clear strategy, and openness for collaboration with others.
Presents a ten step process that enhances practitioners' prevention skills and empowers them to plan, implement, and evaluate high quality alcohol and other drug prevention programs. Includes guidance on why and how to conduct needs assessments, strategies for sustainability, and a checklist for accountability. .
Describes the planning and evaluation process for organizing campus-based programs and policies that address alcohol and other drug abuse and violence and provides an overview of the elements and purposes of sound planning, consistent with the U.S. Department of Education's principles of effectiveness for prevention programs.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
Presents a compilation of articles related to violence prevention initiatives and programs on college campuses. Topics discussed include: an update on the 19th Annual Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, descriptions and overviews of programs that universities and colleges are using to address sexual violence and reduce alcohol and drug abuse among students, and an editorial piece on the U.S.
Puts liability concerns of attorneys in perspective, explains how U.S. tort law concepts of duty complement the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA), and reviews the outcomes of recent federal and state cases.