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Bowles, James K. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Presents a theoretical model dealing with the nature of residence hall vandalism and the vandals themselves. Intervention strategies include primary, technical, deterrent, and publicity. Suggests by analyzing vandalism, university officials can allocate monetary and human resources to control it more effectively. (JAC)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Students, Delinquent Behavior, 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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Conover, Peter Dodds – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Examines the effectiveness of a cable television system established in a university residence hall designed to address the specific needs of the student residents, the university, and the community. Describes student participation in programing and opportunities for educational experience. Suggests clearly defined objectives and examination of…
Descriptors: Cable Television, College Housing, Dormitories, Financial Support
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Welty, John D. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Surveyed 208 institutions to determine the number of minority employees in college housing programs and their job classifications. Found an increasing number of minority employees, but a higher percentage of minority employees holding nonprofessional positions. Suggests additional efforts to increase minority employees at the central housing…
Descriptors: College Housing, Comparative Analysis, Employment Level, Employment Patterns
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Beyerlein, Michael; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Surveyed a national sample of university family-housing staff (N=37) about promoting community life in family housing. The survey resulted in a comprehensive definition of community and a rank-ordered list of factors that promote or inhibit the development of community. (RC)
Descriptors: College Housing, Community Coordination, Community Satisfaction, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Hornak, Joan – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Examines resident assistant (RA) burnout as a self-defeating behavior. Discusses causes and costs of burnout and positive alternative behaviors. (RC)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Patterns, Burnout, Coping
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Conroy, William J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Developed and distributed a survey to students (N=298) in each of four residence halls to assess opinions about the most important factors affecting students' quality of life. Results are presented in a list of 44 variables followed by an importance scale mean for each variable. (RC)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Roe, Betty – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1982
Reviews resource materials for handling claims of sexual harassment. Includes guidelines for administrators in handling complaints of sexual harassment and discusses the responsibilities of management. Explores the definition of sexual harassment. (RC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Films, Guidelines, Higher Education
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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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Golden, Roy D.; Smith, Deborah A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Compared environmental aspects of academic and nonacademic living units in a college residence hall in a survey of 141 students. Results showed the academic units were more emotionally supportive, had a stronger degree of order and organization, and had members who spent more time together and studied more frequently. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Educational Environment, Group Experience
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Franken, Mary L.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Surveyed 660 students, 330 faculty, 130 professional staff and 78 residence hall staff to assess the educational environment of the residence halls. All groups perceived residents halls as a pleasant experience but agreed that appropriate levels of quiet were not maintained. Several recommendations are presented. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Dormitories, Educational Environment
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Forsyth, Craig J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Investigated the resident assistant's role as perceived by 73 resident assistants, 12 administrators, and 350 students. Results showed all groups chose "promoting an environment conducive to study" as the most important role. Resident assistants saw themselves as counselors and leaders while students saw them as friends and information sources.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Resident Assistants, Role Perception, Student Attitudes
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Dickson, Gary L.; Thayer, Jerome D. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Examined the temperament profile of 1,777 resident assistants compared to a normative sample of 3,352. Results showed the RA could be categorized by higher amiable, expressive, and driving scores and lower reflective scores than the norms, with significant sex differences. Implications are suggested for RA selection and inservice education. (JAC)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Inservice Education, Models, Personality Traits
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Schuh, John H.; Shipton, William C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Examined health-related problems that resident assistants encountered in dormitory residents. Results showed that both male and female students were concerned with minor illnesses, weight control, fitness and exercise. Male students were more concerned with alcohol-related issues; women were concerned about birth control. (JAC)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Physical Health, Sex Differences
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Werring, Charles J.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1981
Compared perceptions of the residential environment of students who participated in painting their living units with those of nonparticipants. Participants perceived a high degree of commitment and friendliness from residents, while nonparticipants perceived their environments much less positively. Men showed more negative attitudes than women.…
Descriptors: College Students, Dormitories, Environmental Influences, Group Unity
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