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Stauffer, Christina; Kimmel, Dillon – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Successful implementation of a Residential Curriculum Model is dependent on the preparedness and investment of professional staff to design the learning experiences taking place in residence halls. Recent literature urges student affairs educators to embrace approaches which contribute to student learning beyond the classroom. This concept has…
Descriptors: College Housing, Resident Advisers, College Students, Curriculum Development
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Bury, Becki; Macon, Heather J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
With an overall goal of continuous learning, what emphasis is placed on competencies in entry-level residence life professional training? Staff in campus housing departments use competency-based training to provide higher levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities especially between the first and third years of entry-level residence life…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Training, Competence, Staff Development
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Altmaier, Pamela – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Bias-related incidents targets students from historically marginalized populations regularly. These experiences may have emotional, physiological, and even physical consequences causing these students to have lower retention rates in higher education. Through individual interviews and a follow-up focus group, eight participants shared their…
Descriptors: College Housing, Racial Bias, Social Bias, At Risk Students
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McCluskey-Titus, Phyllis; Cawthon, Tony W.; Helms, Zach – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Residence Life Training Programs have evolved over the past quarter century, yet few studies have explored how changes in training impact the preparation and retention of staff. Utilizing a mixed-method design of survey and interview data with housing professionals trained since 1993, this study explores trends in residence life training and…
Descriptors: College Housing, Staff Development, Training, Resident Advisers
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Lynch, R. Jason – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Live-in college residential life positions often involve extensive and diverse responsibilities including the support of residential students experiencing traumatic life events. While live-in staff undergo extensive training in regard to supporting these students, they are often ill-equipped to understand and prevent potential negative…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Work, Praxis, Trauma
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Pitts, James A.; Waryold, Daisy – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
The Sanction Enhancement Group, pilot tested in the Division of Housing at the University of Florida, was a structured group experience for residence hall students. The group's experience reflected a major goal of the judicial system within the Division of Housing--education through redirecting behavior. The group members were students whose…
Descriptors: Punishment, Dormitories, Discipline, Peer Relationship
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Miele, Amy N.; Hamrick, Florence A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
An early study of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in residence hall conduct settings was Pitts and Waryold's (1990) article "Conducting a Sanction Enhancement Group as an Alternative to Punishment in a University Residence Hall Discipline System" in "The Journal of College and University Student Housing" (see EJ1220508).…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Arbitration, Punishment, Discipline
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Boettcher, Michelle L.; Eason, Angel; Earnest, Kurt; Lewis, Leslie – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Students of Color Experience predominantly White institutions (PWIs) differently than do White students in terms of belonging, support, connecting, and success. While this topic has been explored broadly, there remain gaps in the literature about experiences of Students of Color in the context of residential communities, which provide the setting…
Descriptors: Dormitories, Minority Group Students, Institutional Characteristics, Sense of Community
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Schmid, David; Wagstaff, Jennifer – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Well-developed helping skills are essential among entry-level housing professionals to effectively perform their duties and responsibilities. This regional survey of senior housing officer perceptions of entry-level housing professionals' proficiency with helping skills revealed the need for increased training. In addition to the survey, the…
Descriptors: College Housing, Student Personnel Workers, Entry Workers, Helping Relationship
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Stoner, James C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Hiring the most capable students to serve in the RA role should be a top priority for housing departments due to their critical role as front-line student success employees. The effort to identify and hire RAs typically includes a substantial investment of personnel resources in hiring processes, where candidates are typically evaluated across…
Descriptors: Resident Advisers, College Housing, Personnel Selection, Job Performance
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Wilke, Autumn K.; Evans, Nancy J.; Varland, Charlie E.; Brown, Kirsten R.; Broido, Ellen M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Disabled students may face ableist challenges in the campus residential environment. Although campus housing plays a critical role in retention by promoting social integration, little is known about what promotes the engagement of disabled students in campus living environments because the literature about these students focuses on legal topics or…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Housing, Student Experience, Social Integration
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Berg, Stephen A.; Brown, Casey Graham – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Supervising resident assistants (RAs) on college and university campuses is one of the most critical roles of housing staff. The job responsibilities of RAs are demanding, and the position is filled with multiple stressors, including role ambiguity, role conflict, and burnout, which can lead to attrition and reduced job satisfaction. Supervision…
Descriptors: Supervision, Job Satisfaction, Resident Advisers, Stress Variables
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Manz, Jonathan – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Using the social change model of leadership development as a way to measure leadership abilities in resident assistants (RAs), this study investigated RAs' demonstration of the seven values-consciousness of self, congruence, commitment, collaboration, common purpose, controversy with civility, and citizenship--associated with this model. These…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Social Responsibility, Student Leadership
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Dumford, Amber D.; Ribera, Amy K.; Miller, Angie L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Sense of belonging is critical for students throughout their college experience, and even more so now, given the current concerns about undergraduate graduation rates. The purpose of this study was to explore how students' perception of their sense of belonging on campus is affected by where and with whom they live. We utilized a multidimensional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Sense of Community, On Campus Students, College Freshmen
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Lynch, R. Jason – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2019
Working with traumatized individuals can have potentially negative impacts on professional support personnel, including cognitive decline, increased anxiety, and declines in physical health. Despite the responsibilities of resident assistants as crisis-responders, few studies explore how they are impacted by secondary trauma. This study sought to…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Work Environment, Trauma
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