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Jackson, Regine; Sweeney, Kathryn; Welcher, Adria – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2014
This article examines student perceptions of racial segregation on campus in terms of interaction across racial groups. Theories of colorblind racial ideology are used to interpret data from 14 group interviews focusing on 1.) the degree to which cross-group interaction is desired, 2.) perceptions of racial separation among students at a…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Racial Relations, Undergraduate Students, Ideology
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Loes, Chad N.; Salisbury, Mark H.; Pascarella, Ernest T. – Journal of Higher Education, 2013
This article reports on a study that explored whether diversity experiences influence students' attitudes toward literary activities during the first year of college. Interactional diversity and attending a diversity workshop had a positive net influence on the outcome measure. Exposure to curricular diversity, however, had only a chance effect on…
Descriptors: Literacy, College Freshmen, Student Attitudes, Outcome Measures
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Harper, Shaun R.; Hurtado, Sylvia – New Directions for Student Services, 2007
In this article, the authors synthesize fifteen years of research about campus racial climates and present nine themes that emerged from a multi-institutional qualitative study they conducted. The primary goal is to illuminate trends that persist on many college and university campuses, especially those that are predominantly White. At the end of…
Descriptors: Campuses, Race, Student Attitudes, Organizational Change