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Decker, Susan; Wyckoff, Paul – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1977
This article describes a residence hall security system which utilizes students as security aides. The program is an integral part of the Syracuse University Security System. (DOW)
Descriptors: Dormitories, Higher Education, Models, Program Descriptions
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Schelhas, Christine L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1977
The author presents a brief review of the literature on freshmen residence halls and concludes that existing data do not support the perpetuation of all-freshmen housing. She makes a plea for further evaluation and emphasizes that unsuccessful programs must not be perpetuated by confusing theory, observations, and strategies for change.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Housing, Dormitories, Evaluation Needs
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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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Forrest, Stephen P., Jr.; Schuh, John H. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1976
This paper attempts to determine the impact a building's physical design and structure has on student/resident perceptions of residence hall staff effectiveness. Results indicate that residents living in "isolated" rooms reacted less favorably to the staff than those in normal traffic areas. (Author/HMV)
Descriptors: Building Design, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Phillips, Michael – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1976
The author reviews a number of research studies in the area of housing and suggests that the assessment of the impact of environmental factors on student academic performance is difficult to ascertain. (Author/HLM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Housing, College Programs
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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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Schuh, John H. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
The ecosystem model was used to assess student perceptions of certain aspects of residential life at a large university. Over 70 percent of questionnaires were returned. From the data, aspects of the environment were changed according to student recommendations. A great need for more information communication was found. (RPG)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dormitories, Environmental Influences
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Schroeder, Charles C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
Residence educators continue to attempt to build a sense of community within residence halls without considering the significance of territoriality. In a very real sense, territoriality is a principal foundation of community in all cultures. Residence educators can provide opportunities for students to personalize and control their space. (Author)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), College Housing, College Students, Community
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Brechtel, J. Berenger; Cherwak, Debra – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
Activities should be either free or of minimal cost, and should be provided as a supplement to enrich the lives of all of the family members. Sports for night participation, intramural activities, babysitting services, and periodic program evaluation are important components. Resources of the respondents should be used. (LPG)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Higher Education, Married Students
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Desler, Mary; North, Gary – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
Data show that the first-time freshmen, who were overassigned in residence halls, did no worse than other students concerning grade point average. The peer pressure may have been a motivating force. There was no male/female difference. Data also show no difference in environment perception. (LPG)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Null, Roberta L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1981
Studied the perceptions of resident hall occupants living in suites. Information was gathered using interviews and a structured survey. Results indicated that residents found the suites to be involving and supportive, providing opportunities to meet and interact with nine other suitemates. (RC)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dormitories, Educational Environment
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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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