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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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Jones, Alexander Harris – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Many American evangelical college students today enter into college with a new awareness of justice-related issues. However, situating student commitments to justice in a larger discourse on critical-consciousness development is necessary for educators to assist students in their justice development. This article reviews the literature on…
Descriptors: Social Change, Religious Education, Educational Philosophy, Student Attitudes
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Ciotoli, Carlo; Smith, Allison J.; Keeling, Richard P. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
It is time for action by leaders across higher education to strengthen quality improvement (QI) in college health, in pursuit of better care, better health, and increased value -- goals closely linked to students' learning and success. The size and importance of the college student population; the connections between wellbeing, and therefore QI,…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, College Students, Well Being, Campuses
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Putilina, Yulia V.; Rodina, Vera N.; Kirilova, Olga V.; Taran, Konstantin V. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
This paper is devoted to the research of activity features of the student clubs existing in the territory of Tomsk at the beginning of the last century, conducted on the basis of materials of sketches and articles published in the popular periodical of the beginning of the 20th century -- the "Siberian Student". Student clubs were often…
Descriptors: Clubs, Student Organizations, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Bailey, Tabitha L.; Brown, Abbie – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
Recommendations for planning and development of online student services based on a review of the literature on research conducted in a variety of college settings. Focus topics include the institutional website, help desks and information centers, student orientation, academic support, and library services.
Descriptors: Online Systems, Web Sites, College Students, Services
Falcone, Tara M. – Online Submission, 2011
As a group, low-income, low-socioeconomic status, first-generation and working class students have lower persistence rates and educational attainment than their peers from higher- socioeconomic backgrounds. These gaps in college persistence and degree attainment have endured over the years with no evidence that they are diminishing in time. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Working Class, Socioeconomic Status, Educational Attainment
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McAnany, Debbie – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2009
With the shift in numbers between Canadian-born students in the university classroom and the increased number of international students, it is a primary concern for instructors and instructional designers to know and understand learner characteristics in order to create effective instructional messages and materials. Recognizing how culture might…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Cultural Pluralism, Learning Experience, Educational Experience
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Varlander, Sara – Teaching in Higher Education, 2008
A growing, but still relatively small body of research underscores the importance of attending to students' experiences and emotions in higher education. One specific context in which emotions have a focal role is formal feedback situations. The aim of this paper is to provide a literature overview on the role of emotions, in sociology in general…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns, Feedback (Response), College Students
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Martinez-Marrero, Isandra; Estrada-Hernandez, Noel – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2008
Professionals in the field of education emphasize post-secondary education as "the other transition" for students with disabilities. Although literature is accumulating about the integration and use of assistive technologies (AT) for students with disabilities in educational settings, greater emphasis has been placed on K-12 than…
Descriptors: College Students, Written Language, Language Impairments, Educational Technology
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Durocher, Dennis O., Jr. – Foreign Language Annals, 2007
This article summarizes teacher action research for the teaching of subjective culture in the foreign language classroom. It begins with a literature review, followed by a description of Milton J. Bennett's Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (Bennett, 1993), the theoretical paradigm upon which classroom activities and experiments…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Models, Elementary Education, French
Reif, Frederick – MIT Press (BK), 2008
Many students find it difficult to learn the kinds of knowledge and thinking required by college or high school courses in mathematics, science, or other complex domains. Thus they often emerge with significant misconceptions, fragmented knowledge, and inadequate problem-solving skills. Most instructors or textbook authors approach their teaching…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Quality Control, Problem Solving, Scientific Concepts
Jacob, Arun – Online Submission, 2006
Community colleges are a democratizing force in post-secondary education, different from but equal to universities. They offer an expedient route to the labour market. This suggests the need for colleges to focus on the development of their students' leadership ability and to implement strategies for evaluating the success of leadership…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Labor Market, Educational Experience
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2006
This document brings together much of the information one might need to understand and discuss higher education issues. While this publication does not attempt to answer every question that may come up in discussions about higher education, it highlights the most often-asked questions about institutions, faculty, students, costs, budgets,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Student Financial Aid, State Government
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Mor, Walkyria Monte – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2006
This paper is a report of a research project on critical multiliteracies and multimodality in Brazilian education. In the context of a growing concern for the construction of images in contemporary society, the paper discusses the interrelations between image, language and interpretation. The specific object of the investigation described below is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Literacy Education, Films
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Keating, Xiaofen Deng; Guan, Jianmin; Pinero, Jose Castro; Bridges, Dwan Marie – Journal of American College Health, 2005
The authors reviewed studies on college students' physical activity (PA) behaviors and found that previous research on this topic focused on describing college students' PA patterns and their determinants. Researchers reported that about 40% to 50% of college students are physically inactive. More important, health and PA professionals in higher…
Descriptors: College Students, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Student Behavior
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