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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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Ostroth, D. David – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1981
Discusses various techniques used in selecting residence hall staff including peer ratings, role playing, and the Leaderless Group Discussion. Use of personality inventories in selecting staff is reviewed. Conclusions consider the validity of these techniques. (RC)
Descriptors: Dormitories, Group Dynamics, Literature Reviews, Measures (Individuals)
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Hayes, James A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
Results of this survey showed that most students approved of all-freshman halls. The majority of the faculty and staff disagreed. Groups also differed in views of the maturation process of students, students' ability to make friends, and willingness of upperclassmen to live with freshmen. (Author/NRB)
Descriptors: Attitudes, College Faculty, College Freshmen, College Students
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Bumba, Russell P., Jr.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
Results indicate that the seminar process provides candidates with the opportunity to learn responsibilities and objectives of residence departments and to indicate their own qualifications. The traditional process provides a better means of staff selection, while the seminar process provides better staff training. (NRB)
Descriptors: College Students, Credentials, Employment Qualifications, Personnel Selection
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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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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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Stewart, Greig M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
The academic achievement of honors students living in an honors unit was compared with that of honors students living in other residences. Being a resident of the general honors unit was not a significant factor with respect to an honors student's grade point average. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, College Housing, College Students
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