Assignment Overview
Your learning objectives:

Analyze the student affairs organizational model at your campus(Research Harvard) and determine if it is traditional or innovative
Select a barrier to inclusive student affairs practices and critique your institutions ability to be inclusive
Explore the role of leadership in supporting inclusive student affairs practices

Chapter 21: What Would Student Affairs Organizational Structure Look Like if They Supported Inclusive, Learning-Centered Practices? Advancing Inclusive and Learning-Centered Practice: Redesigning Student Affairs Work (p. 394 415) in:
Baxter Magolda, Marcia B., and Peter Mark Magolda. (2011). Contested Issues in Student Affairs: Diverse Perspectives and Respectful Dialogue. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2011.

Case Assignment
Write a 3-page paper that includes the following components:

The author references Manning, Kinzie and Schuh (2011) presentation of models of student affairs practice (see below table), in your opinion:
Does your campus support a traditional or innovative model?
Within the traditional or innovative models, which one applies to your campus?
The author presents four barriers to inclusive student affairs practices, select one barrier that you feel is the most relevant barrier at your campus, respond to the following questions:
Discuss why you feel this barrier is relevant at your campus
What actions could a leader or administrator take to overcome this barrier?
Table 1.1

Manning, K., Kinzie, J., & Schuh, J. (2006). One size does not fit all: Traditional and innovative models for student affairs practice.New York, NY: Routledge.

Assignment Expectations
Your work should be written with the following points in mind.

This paper should be at least 3 pages, not counting the title page and reference page.
A clear introduction that orients a reader to the essay main content, and the main points discussed should be provided.
A well-developed, well-balanced essay body that develops each point in its own paragraph should be included.
A concise conclusion that summarizes the whole essay should also be included.
Include at least three references. Quoted material should not exceed 10% of the total paper (since the focus of these assignments is critical thinking). Use your own words and build on the ideas of others. When material is copied verbatim from external sources, it must be enclosed in quotes.
The references should be cited within the text and also listed at the end of the assignment in the References section. Follow the APA Style format; see
At least one in-text citation must be provided for each reference.
A reference page which follows APA requirements should be included.
The essay should be organized in a clear and coherent manner.
The paper should be double spaced with font size of 12.
Your writing should:
Be clear, logical, and precise
Have breadth and depth
Show critical thinking skills

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