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Mach, Kane P.; Gordon, Sarah R.; Tearney, Katie; McClinton, Leon, Jr. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Living-learning programs (LLPs) can have a positive influence on student success. The purpose of this study is to provide an example of an LLP that effectively involves faculty and college academic staff as well as to understand student experiences in the LLP related to personal, professional, and academic growth. The LLP at the focus of this…
Descriptors: Living Learning Centers, College Freshmen, Student Experience, Program Effectiveness
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Brandt Brecheisen, Shannon M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2015
The sophomore resident assistant (RA) experience exists at the point where the sophomore experience and the RA position intersect. Sophomore students contend with specific transition struggles and challenges unique to their class standing as they make decisions about their sense of purpose and future career, and those who choose to become RAs face…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Student Experience
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Jessup-Anger, Jody E.; Johnson, Brianne N.; Wawrzynski, Matthew R. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2012
This qualitative study explored how male undergraduate students experienced living-learning community environments. Findings revealed that living-learning communities provided men a "safe haven" from rigid gender role expectations, offered a plethora of involvement opportunities, and fostered relationships with faculty and peers. The findings…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Undergraduate Students, Males, Student Development
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Vianden, Jorg; Ruder, Jeff T. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2012
This article documents the results of an exploratory qualitative study of parents of first-year college students at a doctoral-extensive institution in the Midwest. The qualitative survey instrument asked parents to respond to questions about transition and involvement issues during the first college year of their students. Findings suggest that…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Transitional Programs
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Wallace, James A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2012
This article examines a stated philosophy of university housing and the philosophy's effect on the facilitation of the personal and intellectual growth of students residing in the residence halls and the development of a sense of community. This particular philosophy governs the housing operations at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Dormitories, State Universities
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Shushok, Frank, Jr.; Manz, Jonathan W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2012
Why do we do what we do? Why is what we do important? What are the best practices to ensure that our "why" is accomplished? These are questions of philosophy--a topic of immense importance since the "why" behind the work influences everything about the "how" and "what" of daily affairs in the world of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Philosophy, College Students, Dormitories
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Stamatakos, Louis C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1984
Challenges the effectiveness of housing professionals in programming and student development. Identifies four problem areas that call for educational leadership responses: (1) volatility of student living conditions; (2) program inadequacy and contradiction; (3) institutional narcissism; and (4) absence of faculty role models. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Role, College Students, Educational Environment
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Morgan, John D.; Hyner, Gerald C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1984
Presents a conceptual model which focuses on goals of student government in residence halls. The model has two fundamental processes. One focuses on short term goals and activities catering to creation of environment. The second has long term effects referred to as lifelong personal development. (JAC)
Descriptors: Dormitories, Educational Environment, Higher Education, Models
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Miller, Scott G. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Compared the personal development of college sophomores who stayed in the dormitory with those who moved off campus. Results indicated that students who stayed in the residence halls were less well-developed in emotional autonomy, independence, educational goals, and vocational awareness. Suggests a need for developmental programming. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Anchors, Scott; Schroeder, Charles – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Outlines an effort to increase organizational effectiveness and efficiency of a small college housing department. Attempts to integrate management and education through a reorganization of custodial and maintenance procedures which allow staff members more time for student development programs. (JAC)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Change Strategies, College Housing
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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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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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Leean, Constance; Miller, Pamela – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1981
Questionnaires were administered to students and faculty to evaluate a university living/learning program. Results indicated that students' experiences at the Living/Learning Center seem to help them become independent adults. Factors enhancing or impeding a student's chances for a successful experience in the center are discussed. (RC)
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Environment, Environmental Influences, Higher Education
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Frederiksen, Charles F. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
Enrollment shifts, staff reduction, and financial problems require long range planning by college housing professionals. A residential college offers unique opportunities for student development, while on-campus staff development opportunities must also be provided. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Housing, Employer Employee Relationship, Futures (of Society)
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