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Guardia, Juan R.; Evans, Nancy J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
Higher education scholars have examined Latino/a student experiences and ethnic identity, yet there is no research describing the ethnic identity development of Latino fraternity members at a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand how membership in a Latino fraternity at an HSI enhanced…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethnicity, Fraternities, Hispanic Americans
Baroutsis, Aspa, Ed.; McGregor, Glenda, Ed.; Mills, Martin, Ed.; TeRiele, Kitty, Ed – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Alternative and flexible education settings may come in different forms, but they generally have in common a focus on young people who have been disengaged from conventional schooling. One challenge of these settings, therefore, is to change the way education is offered in order to better engage these students. Much of the onus for this changed…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Nontraditional Education, Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes
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American Psychologist, 2012
The "Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients" provide psychologists with (a) a frame of reference for the treatment of lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients and (b) basic information and further references in the areas of assessment, intervention, identity, relationships, diversity, education, training, and…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Citations (References), Guidelines, Homosexuality
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Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
As Filipina/o Americans comprise the largest Asian immigrant population in the United States, the experience of college-aged children of immigrants becomes an increasing concern at the university level. The purpose of this qualitative research investigation was to explore the ways Filipina American students negotiated their home environment and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Family Environment, Gender Differences, Immigrants
Bonner, Fred A., II, Ed.; Marbley, Aretha F., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
While many institutions have developed policies to address the myriad needs of Millennial college students and their parents, inherent in many of these initiatives is the underlying assumption that this student population is a homogeneous group. This book is significant because it addresses and explores the characteristics and experiences of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Ethnicity, Race
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Wang, Victor C. X., Ed.; Bryan, Valerie C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
Today's ever-changing learning environment is characterized by the fast pace of technology that drives our society to move forward, and causes our knowledge to increase at an exponential rate. The need for in-depth research that is bound to generate new knowledge about curriculum and program development is becoming ever more relevant.…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Program Development
Ungar, Michael – Corwin Press, 2006
Now more than ever, counselors, teachers, community youth workers, and parents are striving to prevent individual and school-wide tragedy before it happens. Critical to the success of their efforts is a deep respect for the adolescent experience. In this book, author and social worker Michael Ungar takes a fresh, hopeful approach to challenging…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Drug Use, Social Work, Coping
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Hoban, Mary T.; Ward, Robert L. – Journal of American College Health, 2003
For the past six years, the American College Health Association (ACHA) has had two cooperative agreements from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health. Both cooperative agreements focus on the prevention of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) among college students, particularly for…
Descriptors: Prevention, Health Programs, Adolescents, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
McRoy, Ruth G.; Freeman, Edith – 1985
Although researchers have investigated the development of racially-mixed persons of backgrounds other than black, little attention has been given to children of black and white parents. For children to view their mixed-racial background positively, the family must nurture both parts of the child's background by providing the child with both black…
Descriptors: Blacks, Child Development, Children, Elementary Secondary Education
Fiorito, Eunice; And Others – 1986
This document contains three papers about media and technology presented at a national conference on the nonwhite disabled. In "Overcoming" (E. Fiorito and J. Doherty), a comparison is made between treatment of blacks and the disabled as inferior citizens. Ways in which both populations can work more closely with the media to promote awareness and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Blacks, Church Role
Ryan, Caitlin; Futterman, Donna – 1998
This guide is a basic resource to help primary care providers offer quality care to lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth and their families. It is intended to be a minicourse, with three sections that combine background information, state-of-the-art research, practical guidelines, and reference information. After a foreword by Joan Holloway, part 1,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Bisexuality, Child Health
Bane, William; Goodluck, Charlotte – 1984
This document was produced by the Family Resource Center, a federally funded project designed to develop and share resources and information on youth services, child abuse and neglect, and child welfare in Region VIII, which includes Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana. This resource guide contains introductory…
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Community Resources, National Organizations
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Maughan, Erin; Adams, Rachael – Journal of School Nursing, 2011
The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine how ratios influenced relationships between school nurses and the educators and parents with whom they work; and how the relationships influenced the understanding and value of the school nurse. A purposeful sampling of 33 participants from four states (New Hampshire, Vermont, Michigan, and…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Role Perception
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Beemyn, Brett; Curtis, Billy; Davis, Masen; Tubbs, Nancy Jean – New Directions for Student Services, 2005
Colleges and universities are beginning to consider the needs of transgender students, but few understand how to offer support to this segment of the campus community. This chapter address issues and provides suggestions for student affairs professionals.
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Student Personnel Services, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
Beeny, Claudia; Guthrie, Victoria L.; Rhodes, Gail S.; Terrell, Patricia S. – College Student Affairs Journal, 2005
This study examined the approaches and expectations about personal and professional balance among senior student affairs officers. Demographic variables were also examined to determine how they affected the relationships between the main variables. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Gender Differences, Expectation