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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Johnson, Laura; Postmus, Judy L.; Khetarpal, Rupa; Schwartz, Rachel; Buttner, Catherine; McMahon, Sarah – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
The mission of the Center on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) at the Rutgers University School of Social Work is to strive to eliminate physical, sexual, and other forms of violence against women and children and the power imbalances that permit them. This mission is accomplished through the use of a collaborative approach that focuses…
Descriptors: Violence, Social Work, Prevention, Power Structure
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2019
Community colleges aren't quite as high on the list of hackers and scammers as institutions like banks, hospitals and four-year research universities, yet the institutional and personal data stored on their servers and in the online cloud can be valuable, so they need to lock down their data like any other entity. This requires a combination of…
Descriptors: Information Security, Computer Security, Campuses, Community Colleges
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Edwards, Oliver W.; McKinzie Bennett, Caitlyn; Johnson, Brooke – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2019
Perceptions teachers have regarding their students are associated with their students' school performance. Similarly, students' psychoeducational and psychosocial functioning are partly shaped by their beliefs about teachers' opinions of them. Psychoeducational performance and psychosocial interactions are linked with perceived stereotype threats.…
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Stereotypes, Anxiety, Fear
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Gray, Gregory C.; Borkenhagen, Laura K.; Sung, Nancy S.; Tang, Shenglan – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
China now tops the list of countries with the largest annual number of scientific publications. At the same time, China also leads the list of countries with the highest proportion of scientific publication retractions. The rise in this academic misconduct in China has given Chinese researchers a bad reputation and likely led to lower manuscript…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Universities, Foreign Countries, Cheating
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Mackert, Michael; Case, Kathleen; Lazard, Allison; Oh, Jeeyun; Hughes Wagner, Jessica; Hawk, Ernest; Cofer, Jennifer; Hurst, Alex; Elerian, Nagla; Lakey, David – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: Despite declining cigarette smoking rates in the US, there is a continued need for tobacco prevention education campaigns to reach young adults. Recognizing the need for improved tobacco control messaging, the University of Texas (UT) System engaged The University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Communication to develop a brand and…
Descriptors: College Students, Young Adults, Smoking, Prevention
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Rubaii, Nadia; Appe, Susan; Lippez-De Castro, Sebastian – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
Despite repeated calls to temper the bureaucratic ethos and its associated process-oriented pathologies with more of a democratic ethos grounded in normative values and the public interest, the practice, research, and teaching of public administration continues to largely perpetuate the former. In this paper we build upon the work of Camila…
Descriptors: Public Affairs Education, Prevention, World Problems, Death
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Stephens, Jason M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Epidemic is an apt adjective for describing the problem of academic dishonesty. When asked if they have cheated in the past year, a "disproportionately large number" (i.e., the majority) of secondary and tertiary students in the United States (and in every other country in which it's been studied) report having done so. The problem of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Incidence, Moral Development
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Rodafinos, Angelos – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents some of the issues that academia faces in both the detection of plagiarism and the aftermath. The focus is on the latter, how academics and educational institutions around the world can address the challenges that "follow" the identification of an incident. The scope is to identify the need for and…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Intervention, Prevention, Higher Education
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Rubin, Beth – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
Academic integrity is a critical issue in online courses, where students are removed from their instructors in time and space. This article presents a model describing the steps that academic leaders and administrators should follow to implement systems that support academic integrity in online courses. Rather than identifying vendors, which…
Descriptors: College Students, Integrity, Cheating, Online Courses
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Lederer, Alyssa M.; Oswalt, Sara B. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
College students are an important priority population, and higher education is an opportune setting for chronic disease prevention and health promotion. Yet many people do not understand why enhancing the well-being of college students is of value. In this commentary, we address 3 common misperceptions about college health promotion: (1) College…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Promotion, College Students, Higher Education
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Eifert, Elise K.; Hall, Michael E.; Gropper, Sareen S.; Kondor, Melissa – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
College life is an exciting time for thousands of emerging adults on campuses across the nation. It is also an opportunity for students to engage in behaviors that can impede personal health. Numerous studies link personal health and wellness to academic achievement.1-3 The core mission of most institutions of higher education (IHEs) is academic…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Higher Education, Universities, Best Practices
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Anderman, Eric M.; Koenka, Alison C. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Academic cheating occurs frequently in schools. Cheating is a deliberative act, in that students make a conscious decision to engage in academic dishonesty. Students' achievement goals, which are malleable, often guide the ways that students make such decisions. Educators can incorporate various instructional practices and support academic…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Cheating, Student Behavior, Goal Orientation
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Tatum, Holly; Schwartz, Beth M. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Although there is evidence of cheating at all levels of education, institutions often do not implement or design integrity policies, such as honor codes, to prevent and adjudicate academic dishonesty. Further, faculty members rarely discuss academic integrity expectations or policies with their students. When cheating does occur, faculty members…
Descriptors: Integrity, Evidence Based Practice, Program Improvement, Ethics
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Vasko, Elisabeth T. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2017
Civic learning and teaching, a form of critical and democratically engaged pedagogy, is utilized in an upper-level undergraduate sexual ethics course to leverage public problem solving around the sexual violence on a mid-size Catholic collegiate campus. Through the course, students, faculty, staff, and community members work together to deepen…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Religious Education, Rape, Teaching Methods
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