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Flowers, Lamont A.; Pascarella, Ernest T. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
This book presents the results and implications of a major new national study exploring the effects of institutional racial composition on African American students' development and their educational outcomes, taking into account individuals' background characteristics, their perceptions of the institutional environment, and their experiences in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Institutional Research, Black Colleges, Educational Objectives
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Prevatt, Frances; Li, Huijun; Welles, Theresa; Festa-Dreher, Desaree; Yelland, Sherry; Lee, Jiyoon – Journal of College Admission, 2011
The Academic Success Inventory for College Students (ASICS) is a newly-developed, self-report instrument designed to evaluate academic success in college students. The 50-item instrument has 10 factors that measure general academic skills, career decidedness, internal and external motivation, anxiety, concentration, socializing, personal…
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Surveys
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Hernandez, Susana; Hernandez, Ignacio, Jr.; Gadson, Rebecca; Huftalin, Deneece; Ortiz, Anna M.; White, Mistalene Calleroz; Yocum-Gaffney, DeAnn – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
The previous chapters have highlighted the financial, academic, emotional, and career challenges undocumented students face in pursuit of their higher education goals. However, an analysis of these issues cannot begin to convey the tremendous stress and anxiety these students endure every day as a result of their illegal status. This chapter…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Undocumented Immigrants, Anxiety, Fear
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Harmon, Noel – About Campus, 2010
Collegiate athletics has exploded into a multimillion-dollar enterprise that has brought with it a host of issues, including the exploitation of student athletes, concerns about student athletes' academic success and low graduation rates, cheating by student athletes and staff, and misbehavior and crimes committed by student athletes, coaches, and…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, Academic Achievement, Higher Education
Conway, Patty; Tomlinson, Pat; Beatty, Tim; Adams, Heidi – PEPNet-Northeast, 2009
To provide quality services to the hard of hearing student population, vocational rehabilitation (VR) and postsecondary staff must understand the diverse and significant needs of these consumers and assist them in making appropriate "informed choices" to become successfully employed in careers commensurate with their capabilities and interests.…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, College Students, State Programs, Educational Resources
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Beemyn, Brett; Curtis, Billy; Davis, Masen; Tubbs, Nancy Jean – New Directions for Student Services, 2005
Colleges and universities are beginning to consider the needs of transgender students, but few understand how to offer support to this segment of the campus community. This chapter address issues and provides suggestions for student affairs professionals.
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Student Personnel Services, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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Kisker, Carrie B. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2005
This chapter, aimed at both new community college student affairs professionals and experienced practitioners hoping to further develop their skills, provides resources and information about the expanding focus on student learning, translating student development theory into practice, and assessing student learning outcomes.
Descriptors: Student Development, Community Colleges, Student Personnel Services, Outcomes of Education
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Eubanks, Philip W.; Lynch, Richard A. – About Campus, 2005
College support staff members often have an important, if sometimes unrecognized, impact on students' lives. Regardless of their job responsibilities, these individuals generally care deeply about the academic environment and the institution in general. When these individuals demonstrate to others how much they care, they are helping to build a…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Males
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Hoban, Mary T.; Ward, Robert L. – Journal of American College Health, 2003
For the past six years, the American College Health Association (ACHA) has had two cooperative agreements from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health. Both cooperative agreements focus on the prevention of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) among college students, particularly for…
Descriptors: Prevention, Health Programs, Adolescents, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Pressey, James – PEPNet-Northeast, 2001
If a campus has students who are deaf or hard of hearing, its Public Safety department needs to become aware of some basic information about deafness in order to serve those students well. Public Safety officers may interact with deaf students in a variety of situations: (1) Reporting a theft; (2) Emergency medical situations; (3) Reporting items…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Deaf Interpreting, Assistive Technology
Gathercoal, Forrest – 1991
This book presents a theory of judicious leadership for residence hall management that advocates the creation of an ethical and educational perspective based on the U.S. Bill of Rights. It argues that by recognizing college students' citizenship rights, providing them an opportunity to experience individual liberties, and helping them to…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, College Students, Dormitories, Higher Education
Patton, James R.; Polloway, Edward A. – Academic Therapy, 1987
Systematic analysis of courses can help learning disabled college students make appropriate course selections. A guide for evaluating courses includes criteria reflecting: course materials (handouts, reserved readings); content presentation (lecture, discussion); student responsibilities (term papers, field work); student evaluation (tests,…
Descriptors: College Students, Course Evaluation, Course Selection (Students), Evaluation Criteria
Myers, Judith G. – Currents, 1985
When the product is education, enthusiastic college students make ideal salespeople. Student recruiters use various marketing strategies including helping with recruitment literature; hosting visitors; and telephoning, writing, or visiting interested students. Some sales techniques are described. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Students, Higher Education
Furniture Industry Research Association, Stevenage (England). – 1982
A 1982 British study examined the furniture needs of 16-19 year-old students. This report presented the findings on the technical and performance requirements in terms of durability and ergonomics. This report examines the furniture requirements in teaching spaces, social, refreshment and private study areas, storage requirements for pupils'…
Descriptors: Adolescents, College Students, Educational Facilities, Foreign Countries
McMinn, Kay L. – 1990
The Kearney State College (Nebraska) drug-free campus program description details standards of conduct for employees and students regarding alcohol and drugs as well as applicable legal sanctions under federal, state and local law with regard to possession and distribution. These statutes are described and identified by number and further…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Discipline Policy, Drug Abuse
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