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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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Fusarelli, Bonnie C.; Fusarelli, Lance D.; Drake, Timothy A. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
Developing effective educational leaders is fundamentally and irrevocably an interpersonal, relational process--one that requires face-to-face contact, deep thought, deliberation, reflection, engagement, and interaction. It requires cultivation of the habits of heart, mind, and soul. For nearly a decade, the faculty at North Carolina State…
Descriptors: State Universities, Principals, Administrator Education, Curriculum Development
Campos, Emmet E.; Van Ryn, Rebekah; Davidson, Ty J. – Voices in Urban Education, 2018
Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the University of Texas's Project MALES began a partnership to design a mentoring system for young men of color in hopes of improving the the matriculation and sustainability of this group in college by addressing the social, economic, and cultural obstacles impacting these young men. This strong…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Mentors, College Students, Hispanic American Students
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Bigg, Martin; Brooks, Ian; Clayton, William; Darwen, Jamie; Gough, Georgina; Hyland, Fiona; Longhurst, James; Tierney, Ash; Tweddell, Hannah; Walsh, Amy; Willmore, Chris – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
HEIs are well placed to engage with local communities, and can connect students with organisations through several pathways, such as volunteering opportunities, placements, internships, or projects. The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE), the University of Bristol and their respective Students' Unions have been working in partnership…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Life Style, Universities, Student Unions
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Berdrow, Iris; Bird, Allan W. – Journal of Education, 2018
Globalization has created an accelerated demand for globally competent managers, yet the gap between this demand and the supply of globally oriented, competent graduates is growing. As a result, the mandate for effectively internationalizing business school curriculum is increasing. Yet, given the costly structures required to provide…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, International Education
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Caton, Jazmin M.; Moro, Bárbara María; Turner, Teresa; Woodin, Shawn – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
Housing insecurity and homelessness is an ever-increasing issue within higher education. In this chapter, the authors highlight the ways that one program is responding to students' needs.
Descriptors: Housing, Homeless People, Higher Education, College Students
Reitenauer, Vicki L.; Draper-Beard, Katherine Elaine; Schultz, Noah – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
In this article, the authors (a faculty member and two former students) describe the trajectory that Portland State University has taken over its history to institutionalize transformative learning opportunities within its comprehensive general education program, University Studies. Following a description of the institutional changes that…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, College Faculty, College Students, Public Agencies
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Ruben, Brent D.; De Lisi, Richard; Gigliotti, Ralph A. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
In response to both the lack of formal leadership training and the challenges facing leaders across higher education, a number of programs are being planned and initiated at colleges and universities. This application brief highlights the conceptual foundations, structural components, and operational considerations of one such program, the Rutgers…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, College Students, Program Descriptions, Program Design
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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
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Leggott, Dawn – Research-publishing.net, 2017
Employers in the UK recognise that a lack of language skills can limit their company's international growth. Many students on language degrees, however, feel unprepared for working in a business environment. The final year "Working with Languages" module on Leeds Beckett University's language degrees aims to help the students to expand…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Employers
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Pantas, Susanna; Miller, Sean A.; Kulkarni, Shanti J. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2017
Social work students created a community activism project to raise awareness about trauma prevalence and impact. Trauma theory describes silencing as the mechanism that hinders individual and community healing. Therefore, students sought to create an interactive opportunity to heighten trauma visibility on campus. They created a physical mailbox…
Descriptors: Activism, Social Work, Counselor Training, Trauma
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Chamlee-Wright, Emily; Hall, Joshua C.; Grube, Laura E. – Journal of Economic Education, 2017
In this article, the authors describe the Miller Upton Programs launched by the Beloit College Department of Economics in 2008. The programs aim to advance student understanding of the nature and causes of wealth and well-being. After describing the programs' core elements, the authors discuss ways in which they leverage economic discourse as a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, College Students, Economics Education, Program Descriptions
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Arrington, Aminta – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
Hospitality is the Christian imperative of welcoming the stranger to our table, which serves as a living metaphor for the salvation God extends to all of us, welcoming us as sinners to his table of abundance. As we transition from the era of missions to the era of world Christianity, a hospitality framework is helpful for the concomitant task of…
Descriptors: Christianity, Guidelines, Religious Factors, Program Descriptions
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Briggs, Peter; Ammigan, Ravichandran – Journal of International Students, 2017
Increasing international student enrollment has been a key priority for many institutions of higher education in the United States. Such recruitment efforts, however, are often carried out without much consideration for providing sufficient support services to these students once they arrive to campus. This article proposes a model for structuring…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Foreign Students, College Students, Student Recruitment
Rodriguez-Farrar, Hanna; Finley, Ashley – Liberal Education, 2017
The presidential and vice-presidential debates organized by the Commission on Presidential Debates have been among the most-viewed television programs in history. But much has changed since the debates were first televised in 1960. Information channels that were once the domain of traditional media (i.e., television and print journalism) are being…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Models, Relevance (Education), Age Groups
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