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Yadlosky, Lauren B.; de St. Aubin, Ed; Mosack, Katie E.; Devine, John B. – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
We explored perceived and reported sex (male and female) differences in heterosexual, cisgender undergraduate sexual engagement across 10 common behaviors. Results from 1,007 students suggest that males are perceived to be more sexually engaged than women despite generally no sex differences in reported behavior. Across behaviors, perception…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students, Sexuality, Social Attitudes
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Bouclaous, Carmel H.; Alrazim, Ayman; Chababi, James; Jamaleddine, Wassim; Nassar, Elma; Maalouf, Anthony; Dakour Aridy, Sara; Naccache, Mahmoud; Abboud, Donna Maria; Assi, Maria; Slika, Maysaa – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2021
This study assessed the association between sources of sexuality education, sexual beliefs and behaviour among Lebanese youth. 451 unmarried students at a private university, mean age 20.25 (±1.41) years, participated in the study. Main sources of information were teachers, mothers, internet and friends. Respondents wished for increased…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Sex Education, Foreign Countries
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Peterson, Zoe D.; Janssen, Erick; Heiman, Julia R. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
Perpetrating sexual coercion and rape can be conceptualized as a form of sexual risk taking. In this study, the authors evaluated the relationship between sexual aggression and other risky sexual behaviors (e.g., intercourse without a condom) using an online convenience sample of 1,240 heterosexual men. Sexually aggressive men engaged in more…
Descriptors: Drinking, Sexuality, Males, Risk
Colby, Michael – 1998
Employing a metaphor of romantic relationship (e.g., monographic selections are like one-night stands; periodical selections are more like marriages), this paper assists the librarian in the selection of monographic periodicals for library music collections. It recommends finding existing titles through advertisements in other similar periodicals.…
Descriptors: Library Material Selection, Media Selection, Music, Periodicals
Curriculum Review, 2004
Each month, "Curriculum Review" offers teachers mutual support, the sharing of ideas, and words of encouragement to help them face challenges in the classroom. The April 2004 issue of "Curriculum Review" contains the following articles: (1) "We Hear from Readers"; (2) "What They're Saying"; (3) "Technology Update"; (4) "Use Class Web Site to Host…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Web Sites, Reading Motivation, Homework
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Gilchrist, Heidi; Smith, Kylie; Magee, Christopher A.; Jones, Sandra – Youth Studies Australia, 2012
Excessive alcohol consumption and heavy episodic drinking is increasingly common among female university students. This trend is concerning given that excessive alcohol consumption and binge drinking have several adverse effects, including increased levels of risky sexual behaviour. The findings presented here are the first step in establishing an…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Females, College Students
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Liacos, Spiro – Teaching Science, 2021
At the end of the 1915 Gallipoli campaign during World War 1, Lance Corporal William Scurry saved thousands of lives with his one simple invention. As the ANZAC soldiers prepared to withdraw from the disastrous 9-monthlong Gallipoli campaign, Scurry came up with the idea of setting up a large battery of rifles that would discharge automatically…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Weapons
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Adams, Heather Brook; Jenkins, Patricia – Composition Forum, 2015
This program profile explains and illustrates a pedagogical application of Rhetorical Genre Studies (RGS) to a one-semester, upper-division online Professional Writing course. We explain our use of a heuristic, which we liken to "night-vision goggles," that enables students to systematically analyze field data that they gather from a…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Writing Instruction, Literary Genres, Web Based Instruction
Burton, Diane E. – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1977
Tips are given by an experienced leader on how to plan an evening of square dancing. (MJB)
Descriptors: Community Recreation Programs, Dance, Program Development, Recreational Activities
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Lederman, Marie Jean – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 1985
Argues that after a decade of intense concentration on the theory and practice of writing, it is now important for literature to reenter the composition classroom and to become part of a course that teaches "language skills" as a continuum. (FL)
Descriptors: College English, Educational Philosophy, English Curriculum, Higher Education
Gillard, Colleen – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2012
It began with a trip to the cinema to see Cameron Diaz in her new comedy, "Bad Teacher." It was a bad choice. Not a great flick, but as a parody of bad employees, in terms of things that can get one fired--drugs, alcohol , cheating, foul language, inappropriate sexual behavior--Diaz slams pedal to the metal. She nips out of airline booze bottles…
Descriptors: Role Models, Films, Novels, Best Practices
Williams, Jeanette – ProQuest LLC, 2012
After 1880, the Upstate of South Carolina found itself in the midst of a textile boom. As families migrated from the mountains and failing farms to find employment in one of the many textile mills, relations re-established roots within the confines of the company-owned mill village. Paternalism, the absence of child labor laws, and the lack of…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational History, Biographies, Educational Philosophy
Biemiller, Lawrence – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
On the 224th anniversary of the laying of Cokesbury College's cornerstone, Bonnie J. McCubbin drove to the little church that was once the institution's chapel and told the congregation that she might have solved a two-centuries-old mystery: Who set the fire that destroyed the pioneering Methodist college one December night in 1795? Ms. McCubbin,…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Student Research, Theological Education, Historical Interpretation
Germeroth, Darla – 1990
A study examined areas of the doctoral dissertation process that are often problematic for the Ph.D./Ed.D. candidate in the field of communication. Subjects, 250 randomly selected Speech Communication Association members holding a Ph.D. or an Ed.D. were surveyed. Of the 250 surveys mailed, 137 were returned, representing a 54.8% return rate.…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Doctoral Programs, Educational Research, Graduate Study
Greenbaum, Beth Aviv – 2001
The literature of the Holocaust casts light into one of the darkest shadows in history--it is a literature worth teaching not only because of the lessons it teaches, but because of its reach into the depths of human experience. The teacher's job in teaching about the Holocaust is to explore and expose--to help students find their way through the…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Ghettos, Jews, Nazism
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