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Tremblay, Christopher – College and University, 2017
The study of Disney is not new to higher education. For decades, Walt Disney has been studied in history courses. The Disney version of customer service excellence has been touted as a best practice in business courses, and film/media courses have analyzed Disney's animated classics (Duncan 2012, Wantasen n.d.). In U.S. higher education, there has…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Recreational Facilities, Courses, Gender Issues
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Smith, William R.; Edminster, Julie Horine; Sullivan, Kathleen M. – College and University, 2001
Examined the relationship between five independent variables (gender, race, ACT Composite Score, high school GPA, and Pell Grant status) and one dichotomous dependent variable (baccalaureate degree completion) at public colleges/universities in Mississippi. Found that high school GPA was generally the strongest predictor of degree completion,…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Degrees (Academic), High School Students
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Garza-Lubeck, Maria; Chavkin, Nancy Feyl – College and University, 1988
A survey of Hispanic parents in high-minority, low-income areas of six southern states gathered information on parent feelings toward parent involvement in education, similarities and differences between parents and educators concerning aspects of parent involvement, and recommended action to involve parents in the Hispanic student's college…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Choice, Elementary Education, Higher Education