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Kaler, Lisa S.; Stebleton, Michael J.; Potts, Charlie – About Campus, 2020
This essay highlights the interconnected nature of social media use and mental health challenges for women college students and provides recommendations to practitioners for supporting healthy social media use through efforts to disrupt perceptions of social media norms. Vignettes of three students who participated in a qualitative study the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Females, Mental Health, College Students
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Savitz-Romer, Mandy; Rowan-Kenyon, Heather T. – About Campus, 2020
In this article, the authors consider whether the noncognitive skills typically associated with college and career success are equally valued by university officials and employers. Using a taxonomy that represents the range of noncognitive skills that appear in both higher education and employment scholarship, they present research funded by the…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, 21st Century Skills, Employer Attitudes, Job Skills
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Robinson, Ashley N. – About Campus, 2020
Live-in staff and students have never, even under the most stifling corporatized conditions, "stopped" developing their intimate and personal lives. The act of living, both with oneself and with others, is the primary condition for the exploration of how to live a personal life. However, this article reflects on the many ways that the…
Descriptors: Dormitories, Resident Advisers, College Housing, College Environment
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Bettencourt, Genia M. – About Campus, 2019
Genia M. Bettencourt's research focuses largely on working-class students rather than first-generation or low-income designations. Having come from a working class background herself, Bettencourt believes that single variables do not capture the full picture of social class. As a child, her social class did not derive merely from the fact that her…
Descriptors: Working Class, Educational Research, Undergraduate Students, Student Experience
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Neville, Kathleen M.; Brochu, Kelly – About Campus, 2019
The authors, coming from different generations, know that their colleagues have differing perspectives on how one responds to the demanding work in student affairs. Generational differences, however, create a diverse work environment that benefits students. Currently there are four generations gainfully employed in the US workforce. This includes…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Work Environment, Employees, Student Personnel Workers
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Seemiller, Corey; Grace, Meghan – About Campus, 2017
In 1995, the Internet was born. So, too, was Generation Z. The oldest of this post-Millennial generation arrived to college in 2013, and more than four years later, Generation Z students fill the nation's classrooms, campus programs, and residence halls. In order to recruit, educate, and graduate this new generational cohort effectively, educators…
Descriptors: Age Groups, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics
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Barnhardt, Cassie; Ramos, Marisol; Reyes, Kimberly – About Campus, 2013
Cassie Barnhardt, Marisol Ramos, and Kimberly Reyes share a case study of an undocumented student's academic success to demonstrate the importance of administrative commitment, clarity, and consistency in supporting such students in the unique challenges they face. (Contains 13 notes.)
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Case Studies, Administrators
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Pasque, Penny A.; Neubauer, Hailey – About Campus, 2013
One undergraduate's transformational story of self-discovery and personal development frames this discussion of the importance of undergraduate involvement in social justice research. In this article, the authors first share a bit about the national landscape regarding community-university engagement initiatives. They also share research findings…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Social Justice, Student Research, School Community Relationship
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Burleson, Douglas A. – About Campus, 2010
Research on college choice, like research on general college experiences, has focused mainly on the process for all students as well as on racial or ethnic minorities and economically disadvantaged students. Less is known about the potential concerns for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer (GLBTQ) college students. In this article, the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, College Choice, Social Bias
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Small, Jenny L. – About Campus, 2009
The author shares the results of her research with focus groups of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and atheist students who discussed their religious and spiritual beliefs with her and with each other. She offers these students' words in order to encourage other educators to consider hosting similarly structured conversations and to think about the…
Descriptors: Muslims, Jews, Focus Groups, Student Development
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Arend, Bridget D. – About Campus, 2004
In the spring of 2002, the author conducted a qualitative study that used student engagement as a lens through which to analyze the effects of technology on campus. The setting was a four-year private institution that had, three years prior, instituted a laptop computer requirement for undergraduate students. The study used focus groups of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Focus Groups, Student Participation
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Torres, Vasti – About Campus, 2003
In order to improve the enrollment and retention statistics of Latino students, colleges and universities need to evaluate their approach toward Latino students and use culturally sensitive methods to asses how well students' needs are being met. This research focused on the relationship between ethnic identity and acculturation, which illustrates…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education