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Babey, Evelyn R. – 1991
This paper describes the activities of a University of California, Davis, advisory group that was charged with monitoring campus classroom environments and proposing corrective action to remedy deficiencies and establish design criteria for consideration in the construction of future instructional facilities. A survey of faculty and students was…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Classroom Furniture, Classroom Research
State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll. – 1984
Six individual case studies are presented that illustrate in greater depth how the Genesee Valley Regional Center of the Empire State College (New York) met students' educational goals as well as how these particular individuals challenged the academic program. The case studies provide a means to examine student learning and the center's search…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Educational Quality, Educational Resources
State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll. – 1982
This position paper was written to answer a series of basic questions frequently asked about attrition and retention at Empire State College (ESC), New York. The questions addressed in the report are: (1) What is the attrition rate at ESC? (2) How does ESC's attrition rate compare to other colleges? (3) Who are the leavers? (4) When does attrition…
Descriptors: College Students, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Research, Higher Education
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis. – 1984
Data concerning the places of residence of students who were enrolled in Maryland colleges during fall 1982 are presented, along with a brief narrative section. The information is intended primarily for use as a reference to study the enrollment patterns of the residents of the state's major political subdivisions at Maryland institutions. Of the…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Students
Rogers, Rex M. – 1983
In order to provide a framework for addressing computer literacy and program development considerations, this document discusses issues in computer implementation on higher education campuses and outlines a preliminary plan for Cedarville College to meet computer-related needs of faculty and students. The growth of the computer industry and the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy
Smyrnew, John – 1983
Data and analysis of the geographic distribution of students attending Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada, are presented. Attention is directed to student distribution by: Alberta census division, Alberta municipality, urban-rural area, and province and territory. Measurement of student representation is based on the extent to which Athabasca…
Descriptors: College Students, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Geographic Distribution
Smyrnew, John – 1983
Data and analysis of characteristics of students at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada, are presented for 1981-1982 and for previous years. Data were obtained from student responses to the General Admission Form, which is appended. Information is provided on the age and sex distribution of students, along with student age and sex distribution…
Descriptors: Age Groups, College Admission, College Preparation, College Programs
Anderson, David L. – Journal of College Placement, 1982
The State University of New York (SUNY)-Binghamton Career Development Center has developed a unique, simple and relatively inexpensive approach for delivery of services called the Quick Reference Guides (QRG) series. The guides provide self-instruction on career exploration, job searching, application to graduate school and related issues.…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Planning, College Students, Delivery Systems
Uncapher, Barbara W.; And Others – 1983
Suggestions for meeting the needs of returning adult students at The Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Campus, are presented. The suggestions resulted from meetings involving undergraduate adult representatives and faculty organizational officers. Recommendations are offered regarding: orientation, financial aid, book loan fund, the…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Students, Ancillary School Services, Career Counseling
Lukas, Karen Hammerlund – 1987
Information on the educational system of Austria and guidelines on the placement of Austrian students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the basic structure and principles of the educational system, attention is directed to primary and secondary education. Vocational educational offerings…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, College Admission, College Students, Educational Certificates
Sellew, Kathleen Troxell – 1987
Information on the educational system of the Dominican Republic and guidelines on the placement of Dominican Republic students in U.S. high schools and colleges are presented. After a brief introduction on the country and the basic structure and principles of the educational system, attention is directed to primary and secondary education. The…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Students, Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education
Lindgren, J. Ralph; And Others – 1985
The obligations of colleges and universities under existing laws prohibiting sex discrimination against employees and students are summarized. Principal federal sources of legal obligation regarding employees are the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, and…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Students, Compliance (Legal)
Garland, Peter H. – 1986
The efforts of student affairs aimed at improving quality of life, integrating new student groups, and attracting and retaining students are becoming critical to colleges and universities. Student affairs organizations can respond to the changing conditions and take a leadership role in new institutional strategies; they can become…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Planning, College Students
Hendrickson, Robert M.; Gibbs, Annette – 1987
Recent legal developments concerning college students and colleges and universities are summarized, with a focus on constitutional issues related to the rights of students to organize, the collection and allocation of mandatory student activity fees, and the protection of freedom of speech regarding commercial enterprises. The status of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, College Buildings, College Students, Compliance (Legal)
Oliver, E. Eugene – 1987
Information on the educational system of Saudi Arabia and the placement of Saudi students in U.S. schools and colleges is presented. After briefly introducing the country and the educational system, attention is directed to elementary education. A new type of secondary school program that includes general and specialized courses is described.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Administration Education, College Students, Educational Certificates
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