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ERIC Number: ED012673
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 8
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SOME UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND THEIR IDEAL STUDY ENVIRONMENT...AS THEY SEE IT.
CHRIST, FRANK
A DOCTORAL STUDY OF THE OPINIONS OF 700 STUDENTS IN SIX CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CONCERNING THE IDEAL STUDY ENVIRONMENT WAS REPLICATED BY THE STUDY SKILLS CENTER OF LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES IN 1966-67 AS PART OF AN EVALUATION OF STUDENT STUDY HABITS AND ATTITUDES. IN THIS INTERIM REPORT, THE RESPONSES OF 109 NONRESIDENT AND 105 RESIDENT MALE FRESHMEN TO THE 27 ITEMS OF THE 100-ITEM OPINIONNAIRE (USED IN BOTH STUDIES), DEALING WITH SEVEN STUDY SPACE PROBLEMS, WERE ANALYZED. STUDENT PREFERENCES FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE DISCUSSED--(1) DECOR IN STUDY AREA, (2) TYPE OF FURNITURE MOST SUITABLE FOR STUDYING, (3) ACCESSIBILITY OF STUDY MATERIALS, (4) SMOKING PRIVILEGES, (5) SIZE OF ROOM OR STUDY AREA, (6) AMOUNT OF PRIVACY NEEDED, AND (7) BEST TIME OF DAY FOR STUDYING. FIVE TENTATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION, BASED ON THE FRESHMAN DATA, ARE LISTED. COMPLETE DATA FOR ALL FOUR UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES AND FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE PUBLISHED AT A LATER DATE. REFERENCES ARE GIVEN. (LS)
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Identifiers: Loyola Marymount University CA; National Reading Conference (Organization)