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ERIC Number: EJ1112658
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: EISSN-2375-804X
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Academic Development of First-Year Living-Learning Program Students before and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita of 2005
Rohli, Robert V.; Keppler, Kurt J.; Winkler, Daniel L.
Learning Communities: Research & Practice, v1 n3 Article 2 2013
Previous research suggests that the far-reaching impacts of hurricanes include the academic performance of students. In an examination of such impacts, we found a trend toward self-perceived decline in some performance indicators relative to students at peer universities. However, few longitudinal impacts were found, perhaps because of the sense of community offered by the living-learning program. These results may inform administrators and faculty of areas for emphasis in mitigating future impacts.
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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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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana
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