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ERIC Number: EJ1061257
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Perceptions of the Campus Climate for Nonreligious Students
Rockenbach, Alyssa N.; Mayhew, Matthew J.; Bowman, Nicholas A.
Journal of College Student Development, v56 n2 p181-186 Mar 2015
Based on a campus climate survey involving 633 respondents from two institutions, this study examined perceptions of nonreligious acceptance on campus as a function of students' religious identification and strength of commitment to worldview. The findings suggest that atheist students are less inclined than are their peers to perceive a positive campus climate for nonreligious individuals. In addition, committed Christians tend to have more positive perceptions of the nonreligious climate than do students of other worldviews.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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