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Hancock, Daryl – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1981
Describes a Life Development Center, a structured residential environment in which students and professionals work together to achieve personal growth and development. The Center provides for the integration of academic and residence environments in which students' understandings of themselves and others may be expanded. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Role, College Students, Dormitories, Higher Education
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Heyck, T. W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1977
Discusses the purposes of the university and the importance of the reflection of educational goals in the planning of student residential systems. Encourages active participation on the part of faculty and administration as well as students. Presented at the Big 10 Housing Officers Operations Meeting, November 16, 1976. (DOW)
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Residential Colleges
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Madson, Dennis L.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1976
This paper attempts to assess the impact of a residential academic unit on its participants. Subjects were 651 students enrolled in the College of Forestry at Colorado State University. Results indicate that those students involved in the residential unit were generally more satisfied. (Author/HMV)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Gehring, Donald D. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
Discusses the distinction between public and private institutions in legal developments, on-campus residence requirements, and housing regulations. (PG)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, College Housing, Educational Administration, Higher Education
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Wills, Byron S. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
This study shows that males who had lower levels of self-actualization preferred more structured living arrangements, however the female groups did not differ significantly in their dissatisfaction with living arrangements. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Residential Colleges, Self Actualization
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Bertschy, William J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
Formalized training can only improve the efforts of a resident assistant. It increases the seriousness of the nature of the job and provides a means to broaden the overall educational base of the residence halls. (Author)
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Resident Assistants, Residential Colleges
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Beamer, Marvin – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
Presents four notions about community: values, developmental socialization, identity, and group living; and discusses why each must receive the attention of professionals if residence halls are to achieve a sense of community. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: College Housing, Dormitories, Group Experience, Higher Education
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Wallace, James A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
Housing administrators must develop a living environment within which the needs of students are met, their behavior is dealt with, and learning can take place. In providing a commonly shared experience or sense of community, the educational value of the residence hall experience is unique. (Author)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Role, College Students, Dormitories
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Roe, Betty – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
The inherent nature of their jobs makes residence hall personnel susceptible to tort claims. While past legal rulings have been kind to staff employees, the legalistic mood of the times indicates that this situation may not continue. Significant changes legislated in recent years have increased the probability of tort actions. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dormitories, Higher Education
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Thomas, Ronald W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
Investigated whether personality traits were significantly correlated with residence hall counselor effectiveness, as rated by students. Subjects were employed counselors and students in residence at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students identify counselors who are sociable, warm, and friendly, but have difficulty separating helping…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselors, Dormitories
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Dougherty, Daniel – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Addressing residential administrators, describes the development of a retention program within a university housing organization, either in conjunction with, or separate from, a campus-wide retention program. Discusses preformation issues, initial formation, assessing available data, defining target groups, developing and implementing strategies…
Descriptors: Administration, College Housing, Higher Education, Program Design
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Pillinger, Barbara Baxter – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1984
Provides a human and historical perspective of residential life in the early days of Vassar College. Reviews the contributions of Maria Mitchell, a pioneer astronomer and academician who made a considerable contribution to the concept of student development through living and learning. (JAC)
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Students, Dormitories, Higher Education
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Madson, Dennis L.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
Reports on a study of the Colorado State University residence hall population which has assisted in the development of a residence hall system that continues to be successful both financially and educationally. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: College Housing, Dormitories, Educational Administration, Higher Education
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Whittington, Tony B. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
Examines the complete renovation process from initial planning through evaluation. Particular emphasis is placed on how students perceived the renovation as related to the living and academic atmosphere of the "new" residence hall. (Author)
Descriptors: College Housing, Dormitories, Evaluation, Facility Improvement
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Renz, Laurie – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
There appears to be a direct relationship between the level of job effectiveness of head residents and the level of job effectiveness of their supervisee resident advisors. (Author)
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Residential Colleges, Student Personnel Workers
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