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Rose-Redwood, CindyAnn R. – College Student Journal, 2010
During the post-World War II era, most U.S. colleges and universities began to promote diversity and internationalization ideals. However, the extent to which U.S. higher education institutions have been successful in achieving diversity, especially in relation to stimulating diverse social interactions between the international and American…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Relationship
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Falconer, John; Holcomb, Dianne – College Student Journal, 2008
Undergraduate research programs are becoming more prevalent, but research on the processes and outcomes is limited and deals largely with perceptions of student learning gains. This paper adds to the literature by describing undergraduate research activities from the student perspective. A phenomenological approach was used to analyze journals…
Descriptors: Student Research, Stimulation, Mentors, Student Attitudes
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Quarterman, Jerome – College Student Journal, 2008
The purpose of this exploratory qualitative investigation was to: a) describe the barriers of recruitment and retention of diverse graduate student population at one of the predominantly white universities (PWUs) in the Midwestern US as perceived by the program coordinators and directors and b) identify successful strategies for improving the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power, Barriers
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Bryden, Pamela J.; Fletcher, Paula C. – College Student Journal, 2007
The current study reports on a study examining the safety concerns of male and female staff members on a small university campus. A 160-item questionnaire was distributed to 231 staff employees (49 males and 182 females), which asked individuals questions pertaining to socio-demographic information, daily routines and campus activities, awareness…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Gender Differences, Safety
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Roberts, F. Douglas; Kelley, Claudia L.; Medlin, B. Dawn – College Student Journal, 2007
With technology changing today's business environment, educators must strive to expose students to recent advances in technology, help them understand its impact on business, and foster in them an attitude of continual learning to keep current as change continues. The use of technology in the classroom is one way educators can begin to incorporate…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Influences, Accounting, Business Administration Education
Akers, C. Ryan; Heiselt, April K. – College Student Affairs Journal, 2009
This article presents a case study at Oakmont University where a presidential debate will be held on campus. Oakmont University is a large public research institution located in the Southeastern United States. This Carnegie Doctoral/Research I institution enrolls more than 35,000, 75% undergraduate and 25% graduate students. Located in somewhat of…
Descriptors: College Environment, Urban Areas, Case Studies, Political Campaigns
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Singh, Parbudyal; Pan, William – College Student Journal, 2004
Colleges and universities are increasingly using online education across North America. There is, however, a debate on the effectiveness of this new technology as a pedagogical tool. In this paper, using our experiences in teaching more than l0 online courses, we examine the role of online education, its advantages and disadvantages, methods of…
Descriptors: Universities, Online Courses, Higher Education, Computer Uses in Education