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Sanlo, Ronni L., Ed. – 1998
This handbook is designed to guide faculty and administrators in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) college students. It brings together the varied viewpoints of people concerned with providing appropriate services to LGBT students on college campuses. The book's 42 chapters discuss topics of special interest for faculty…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Change, Educational Resources, Higher Education
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Campus Compact. – 1989
Campus Partners in Learning (CPIL) encourages college and university students to act as mentors to middle school youth who are at risk of not completing a secondary education or making the transition to a productive adulthood. This national project, comprised of 202 colleges, offers information, technical assistance, and national visibility for…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, College Students, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs
Peters, Thomas J.; Yonai, Barbara A. – ACU-I Bulletin, 1989
The idea of making college students more comfortable with their campus environment through involvement in extracurricular activities, thus helping them remain in school, has never been argued by those in the college union field. Nevertheless, efforts and theories in this endeavor have been rarely supported by research and evaluation. Reliable and…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Environment, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Research
Knapp, Amy E.; Whitmore, Marilyn – 1992
A workshop was held by the Office of Library staff at the University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) for international college students, to assist them in making the transition to the American educational setting. The workshop also served to heighten the awareness of the library public service staff to the needs of the international students at the…
Descriptors: College Libraries, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
Davidson, Lawrence S.; Holschuh, Kai – 1991
This paper describes BIZQUIZ, a quick and inexpensive solution for enhancing in both students and faculty the concepts of international business learning outside the curriculum. It is noted that this student-run activity can utilize computer technology to accomplish its objectives, as well as other devices to create interest in global business,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Competition, Computer Assisted Instruction
Bailey, Jackson H.; And Others – 1992
This publication contains three papers on college student exchange between Japan and the United States. The first paper, entitled "The University of Massachusetts and Hokkaido University: A Case Study in Educational Cooperation," by Barbara B. Burn, describes the long-standing relationship between these two institutions in order to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture
Sanders, Liz; Chan, Susy – 1993
Student satisfaction surveys assess satisfaction with various facets of the university and includes key sets of questions on programs and services, university learning and social environment, university mission and values, educational preparation, transfer intent, general satisfaction, attitudes toward coursework, and student demographic…
Descriptors: College Students, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Diversity (Student)
American Council on Education, Washington, DC. – 1994
This book is designed to help groups of individuals on campuses initiate and conduct focused discussions of the role of ethnic diversity in the daily lives of students at colleges and universities. The volume contains a variety of discussion materials including extended case studies; short case studies and exercises termed "thought…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Role, College Students, Colleges
Campbell, Katherine; Morris, Jeff – 1994
College students with disabilities, as a group, are becoming more involved with each other and are beginning to form student organizations. Major purposes of such organizations include: establishing a means for students with disabilities to make their voices heard on issues relating to disability, creating a social support system for students with…
Descriptors: Advocacy, College Students, Disabilities, Higher Education
Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Economics Dept. – 1992
This paper describes one course offered in the Economics Department at the Drexel University (DU), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that uses directed learning and focuses on public sector problems. As the opening notes, the course is titled "Learn by DU-ing" ("DU" is a reference to Drexel University) and offers a menu of…
Descriptors: College Students, Cooperative Learning, Economics Education, Graduate Students
Professional Staff Congress of the City Univ. of New York, NY. – 1988
This handbook is designed to provide City University of New York faculty with practical information and suggestions to help them meet the needs of disabled students in their classrooms. An overview on teaching students with disabilities is provided, followed by discussions of specific topics including coping with mobility and hand-function…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy
Brenneise, Coral A., Ed. – 1992
This paper describes the organizational structure, managerial responsibilities, and working policy of the 26-year old Andrews University Honors Program, an undergraduate program that was designed to attract talented and motivated students to the school, and operate effectively even during times of declining college enrollment. First, the paper…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Administrator Responsibility, College Students
Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. – 1991
This report discusses the need for an alcohol and drug use prevention program at the University of Michigan and presents findings from a task force that was established to investigate the problem of student alcohol and other drug use and identify areas where priority should be given for action. The opening section of the report presents the…
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Drinking
Kedney, R. J.; Fletcher, M. C. – 1990
This paper explores the range of sources of funding for further education (FE) provision in the United Kingdom through maintained colleges. A description of the pre-1990 procedures, including the resource assumptions of central government funding of further education in the United Kingdom is included. An indication is given of the advice proffered…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, College Students, Educational Finance
Brinckerhoff, Loring C.; And Others – 1989
State/regional consortia for postsecondary support services programs for learning-disabled students can be an effective means of dealing with such problems as overworked staff, personnel without adequate understanding of learning disabilities, declining budgets, and lack of political "clout" to compete for limited resources. Consortia…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Consortia, Cooperative Planning
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