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Burkart, Edith Jenae – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of intensity of Facebook use and compare the effects of Facebook use with retention program participation on the engagement of college freshmen. The sample consisted of 141 freshmen at the University of West Florida (UWF). The participants were surveyed using questions from the National…
Descriptors: Social Networks, College Freshmen, Student Surveys, Statistical Analysis
Frederick, Beth, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The NEAIR 2010 Conference Proceedings is a compilation of papers presented at the Saratoga Springs, New York conference. Papers in this document include: (1) Collaboration Between Student Affairs and Institutional Research: A Model for the Successful Assessment of Students' College Experience (Michael N. Christakis and Joel D. Bloom); (2) Direct…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Student Personnel Services, Cooperation, College Students
Leimer, Christina; Yue, Hongtao; Rogulkin, Dmitri – Online Submission, 2009
Through Service Learning, students learn while serving the community. This "educational approach ties relevant community service to academic content and uses critical reflection activities to strengthen learning and developmental outcomes" (www.csufresno.edu/sl/). Studies have shown (Astin, et.al., 2000; Eyler, et.al., 2001) that Service…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Service Learning, Withdrawal (Education), Educational Strategies
Terry, Ron; Wygant, Steve; Olsen, Danny; Howell, Scott – Online Submission, 2007
Since its founding in 1875, Brigham Young University (BYU) has served a mission defined by its sponsoring institution which includes elements of character and spirituality (affective domain) in addition to the intellectual (cognitive domain). However, it is only since the establishment of the Office of Institutional Assessment and Analysis…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Religious Factors, Religion, Integrity
Knight, William E.; Hakel, Milton D.; Gromko, Mark – Online Submission, 2006
Electronic portfolios represent an assessment measure with strong potential for providing feedback about student performance to improve curricula and pedagogy, determining individual students' mastery of learning and providing feedback for improvement, and actively involving students in the assessment process. This study examined the relationship…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Portfolios (Background Materials), Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students