NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 51 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Servaty-Seib, Heather L.; Liew, Chye Hong – Journal of College Student Development, 2019
Substantive research indicates that 37 to 44% of college students report the death of someone important to them (i.e., family member or close friend) in the prior 2-year period (Cousins, Servaty-Seib, & Lockman, 2017; Cox, Dean, & Kowalski, 2015). Yet, few institutions in the United States offer bereavement leave policies for students that…
Descriptors: School Policy, College Students, Grief, Leaves of Absence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Linley, Jodi L.; Kilgo, Cindy Ann – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
This article details the process the authors--a doctoral student at the time, and a faculty member--engaged in to change the ways the University of Iowa (UI) asks for and reports student name, gender pronouns, sex, and gender identity. The UI Inclusive Student Records Initiative raises implications for practice and research. Two focus groups--one…
Descriptors: Student Records, Focus Groups, Gender Issues, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Martorelli, Corynna B.; Eastman, April; Oyate, Sisseton-Wahpeton; Mook, Natalie; Bott-Knutson, Rebecca C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Limited research exists to address Native American college student experiences and culturally appropriate ways of integrating student affairs practices (Shotton, Lowe, & Waterman, 2013). In fact, the dominant society's culture in institutions of higher education is often contradictory to, and even discriminatory toward, American Indian student…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Campuses, Educational Experience, Student Personnel Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Letizia, Angelo J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
In order to sustain a thriving democracy, civic action must be infused into the day-to-day practice and methods of teachers and professors (Giroux, 2011). Unfortunately, many public education institutions are sorely lacking when it comes to fostering civic action in their curriculum and practice (Giroux, 2011; Reason, 2013). If higher education…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Writing (Composition), Democracy, Learner Engagement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ghant, Walter A.; Horst, S. Jeanne; Whetstone, Devon H. – Journal of College Student Development, 2016
Institutions of higher education invest time and money directing cocurricular programs that allow students to formally engage in the local community. Community-service learning is one type of program recently dubbed "high impact" (Kuh, 2008). However, it is not enough to simply refer to a program as "high impact": it is…
Descriptors: Work Study Programs, College Students, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Martinez, Sylvia – Journal of College Student Development, 2014
As the U.S. population becomes more culturally, linguistically, and racially/ethnically diverse, many tout the advantages of offering courses at the nation's colleges and universities that focus on diversity issues. Several researchers have argued that exposure to diversity topics, such as racial and gender inequality, makes college and…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Controversial Issues (Course Content), White Students, Teaching Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Katz, Jennifer; DuBois, Melinda – Journal of College Student Development, 2013
To begin to address the problem of campus sexual assault, we conducted a Teach In, an educational forum used to explore complex social problems. All students, faculty, and staff at our small liberal arts college were invited to participate. This paper summarizes our Teach In program, goals, and methods. By engaging in constructive, informed…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Rape, College Students, Campuses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Enke, Kathryn A. E.; Winters, Kelly T.; Ropers-Huilman, Rebecca – Journal of College Student Development, 2013
Given the complex and gendered messages college women receive about their future professional and personal lives, a woman's college experiences play an important role in helping her make difficult life choices. In this article, we present a narrative analysis of the envisioned futures of students at two Catholic women's colleges in the Midwestern…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Females, College Role
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Love, Patrick – Journal of College Student Development, 2012
Applying theory to practice in student affairs is dominated by the assumption that formal theory is directly applied to practice. Among the problems with this assumption is that many practitioners believe they must choose between their lived experiences and formal theory, and that graduate students are taught that their experience "does not…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Graduate Students, Theory Practice Relationship, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Merrill, Kelly Carter; Braskamp, David C.; Braskamp, Larry A. – Journal of College Student Development, 2012
This article introduces the Global Perspective Inventory (GPI), a survey instrument that measures participants' global perspective in terms of cognitive, intrapersonal, and interpersonal domains--each in terms of both development and acquisition. A summary of the recent research on the GPI is provided along with a discussion of potential uses.
Descriptors: Global Approach, College Students, Rating Scales, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stringfellow, Erica L.; McAndrew, Francis T. – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
A study of 357 students (112 males, 245 females) responding to an online survey at a Midwestern liberal arts college revealed that males and children from divorced families perceived themselves as more promiscuous and drank more than did students from intact families. However, a significant interaction between the gender of the students and the…
Descriptors: Divorce, College Students, Marital Status, At Risk Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Micari, Marina; Gould, Amy Knife; Lainez, Louie – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
Although many college students enter leadership programs with the express goal of developing leadership skills, some specialized leadership programs draw students who seek to gain expertise in a disciplinary area, with leadership development as a secondary goal. In the latter case, program developers face the challenge of generating enthusiasm…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Participant Satisfaction, Instructional Effectiveness, Training Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kuh, George D. – Journal of College Student Development, 2009
In this paper, the author summarizes the role and contributions of the scholarship and institutional research about student engagement and its relevance for student development professionals and others committed to enhancing the quality of the undergraduate experience. The presentation is organized into four major sections. First, the author…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Student Development, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Baxter Magolda, Marcia B. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
This article describes three distinct yet interrelated elements of self-authorship: trusting the internal voice, building an internal foundation, and securing internal commitments. These elements, which emerged from longitudinal interviews with adults in their 30s, offer insights into the complexity and cyclical nature of self-authorship as well…
Descriptors: Guidance, College Students, Interviews, Adults
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Watkins, Daphne C.; Green, B. Lee; Goodson, Patricia; Guidry, Jeffrey Joseph; Stanley, Christine A. – Journal of College Student Development, 2007
Black students who attend predominately White institutions (PWI) face many obstacles. This study identified the stressful life events of Black college men via focus group discussions and examined how these events impact their mental health and health behaviors. Forty-six participants from a PWI and a historically Black college/university (HBCU)…
Descriptors: Males, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Focus Groups
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4