"Applying College Student Development Theory to Better Support College Student Success"

July 27, 2016 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST (webinar - 1 hour format)

Learn how to improve your support of college students by applying knowledge of educational psychology theory.

1-Hour Webinar Format

Our 1 hour webinar format includes 45 minutes of content and 15 minutes of discussion and Q & A. This format is more affordable and just the right amount of learning time for busy professionals.

Who Should Attend?

Student affairs and academic affairs professionals who have not studied college student development formally or who would like a review of the basic concepts.

Learning Outcome

Attendees will be able to apply knowledge of college student development to their work with students on campus.


      Student development theory falls under educational psychology theory that explains how students gain knowledge and make their way through post-secondary environments. This session will provide an introduction to psychosocial, cognitive, moral, and social identity development theories used to explain college student development. This session will delve into the most well known theories and discuss how to apply these concepts to your professional work with students on campus.

      In this interactive webinar, attendees will:

      • explore how students learn and grow in college
      • understand theories that help explain college student development
      • consider different types of growth (cognitive, moral, identity, etc)
      • reflect on how to apply student development theory to better support students on campus


      Pricing and Registration

      Live Webinar Site Connection $249

      • Access to the live webcast: invite your whole team!

      • Electronic links to presentation materials and additional resources
      • Following the webcast: a link to download the recorded webcast
      • Only $25 for additional webinar connections for members of the same institution - great for students who want to join in on the learning from off campus locations!

      On-Demand Download of Live Webinar $249

      • An electronic link containing a recording of the live webinar (active for 15 days)
      • Access to electronic versions of presentation materials and additional resources
      • Links are delivered via email within 14 business days following the live webcast date


      Sam Moreno, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business Operations, University of Colorado Denver South Campus

      Currently, Sam provides oversight and leadership to museum, K-12 education, community programs, and event hosting and space rental. Working with all CU campuses, local school districts and community members, her efforts focus on serving the community through school, adult and family programming at the museum and in K-12 education outreach. Additionally, she promotes community events hosted at CU South Denver. Previously she oversaw Student Life at the University of Colorado Denver Main Campus. She received her Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of Northern Colorado.