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Zerquera, Desiree D.; Berumen, Juan G.; Pender, Jason T. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
While sufficient methodological training and effective implementation of assessment approaches are essential for successful evaluation in student affairs, those with an interest and passion for social justice may be conflicted. Many of the assessment approaches employed today are misaligned with social justice agendas, lack theoretical grounding…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Ethics, Community Development
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Zeller, William J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Recent trends in higher education have called for renewed vitality in the connections between the in-class and out-of-class experiences. This movement has sparked increased interest in the interactions students have with each other, with instructional faculty, and with Student Affairs professionals. This article describes how residential learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Personnel Workers, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty
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Buell, Kathleen J.; Love, Vaughn L.; Yao, Christina W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Living-learning programs (LLPs), also known as learning communities, offer students a shared academic focus within a residential community; thus, LLPs are considered ideal contexts for student learning. In 1994, Zeller highlighted Washington State University as an example of how learning communities can successfully incorporate faculty, students,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Student Personnel Services, Residential Institutions, Living Learning Centers
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Malik, Patricia Barrett; Anton, Patricia Wolfe – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2013
Highly intelligent and capable high school students investigate their options for postsecondary education based on the strength of the institution's major courses of study, the size of campus, resources available for social activities, and a host of other criteria. The highly intelligent and capable high school student with a severe physical…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Models, College Students
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Henning, Gavin W.; Cilente, Kristan M.; Kennedy, Dean F.; Sloane, Tomecca M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2011
Education and training for student affairs professionals does not end with a master's degree. Although graduate preparation programs establish the foundation and knowledge base upon which to build, ongoing professional development is required in order to be effective in addressing the needs of today's college and university students. With a…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Teaching Methods, Interaction, Professional Development
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Johnson, Vanessa D.; Kang, Young-Shin; Thompson, George F. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2011
This study investigated the five-factor structure of the Resident Assistant Cultural Diversity (RACD) instrument, which assesses resident assistant (RA) confidence in addressing issues of cultural diversity in college and university residence halls. The instrument has five components that explore RA confidence: (1) belief in the need for cultural…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Resident Advisers
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Everett, Diane D.; Loftus, Zachary V. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2011
Using data from both qualitative interviews and quantitative questionnaires from 32 undergraduate resident assistants (RAs) at a private, residential university, this study explored RAs' role conflict derived from their simultaneous positions as rule enforcers and friends, vis-a-vis their residents. Most RAs reported that they were friends with…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Student Personnel Services, Friendship
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Ellett, Tom; Schmidt, Anna – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2011
This study sought to explore and understand the perceptions that faculty members have of community development in living-learning communities at a large, private research institution in the Northeast. Boyer's (1990) tenets of community development provided a theoretical lens for the study. The article concludes with implications for practice and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Dormitories, Teacher Student Relationship
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Sriram, Rishi; Shushok, Frank, Jr.; Perkins, Jennifer; Scales, T. Laine – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2011
In its recent history, American higher education has segmented the student experience, especially as research universities have grown in size and complexity. To increase the integration of undergraduate learning experiences, many efforts have combined the curricular and cocurricular worlds of students. In one practice, housing and residence life…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Dormitories, Teacher Student Relationship
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Jessup-Anger, Jody E.; Wawrzynski, Matthew R.; Yao, Christina W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2011
This qualitative study employed a constructivist, case study approach to explore how faculty made meaning of their experiences in a newly developed residential college at a large, land-grant research university in the Midwest. Findings revealed that faculty focused on determining how to prioritize the numerous opportunities for involvement while…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Undergraduate Study, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Constructivism (Learning)
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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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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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Kuh, George D.; Schuh, John H. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Surveyed 50 resident assistants and 46 dormitory residents in the fall and spring to examine changes in their perceptions of the resident assistant's role. Results showed that, while a substantial number of RA functions became less important to both groups over the year, supervisory functions became more important. (JAC)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Dormitories, Higher Education, Resident Assistants
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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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Hossler, Don – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1981
Surveyed college housing officers to provide an overview of the status of retention programs in residence halls. Results indicated most retention activities included traditional programing such as counseling and residence hall activities. Suggests most institutions are only beginning to provide specific retention programs and few keep track of…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Students, Counselor Role, Dormitories
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