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Kokaua, Jesse; Teevale, Tasileta; Scott, Stephen; Taumoepeau, Mele; Van Der Meer, Jacques; Teu, Ala; Hoseit, Ana – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
The academic benefits of residential accommodation are investigated for first-year Pacific students, an ethnic minority group, attending the University of Otago situated in Dunedin in New Zealand. Institutional data on seven cohorts of first-year students from 2007 to 2013 (28,155 students, of which 761 identified as Pacific) were extracted to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Universities
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Mach, Kane P.; Gordon, Sarah R.; Tearney, Katie; McClinton, Leon, Jr. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Living-learning programs (LLPs) can have a positive influence on student success. The purpose of this study is to provide an example of an LLP that effectively involves faculty and college academic staff as well as to understand student experiences in the LLP related to personal, professional, and academic growth. The LLP at the focus of this…
Descriptors: Living Learning Centers, College Freshmen, Student Experience, Program Effectiveness
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Peters, Julie; Wakabayashi, Peggy; Weppler, Glen; D'Alessio, Maya; Mudge, Rebecca – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
A multi-institutional study of five Canadian universities was undertaken to examine the impact of living in residence on students' first-year grade point averages (GPAs), retention to the second year, and graduation. While previous studies have linked living in residence to improved academic outcomes, most of the research has been based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Grade Point Average, Dormitories
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Zeller, William J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Recent trends in higher education have called for renewed vitality in the connections between the in-class and out-of-class experiences. This movement has sparked increased interest in the interactions students have with each other, with instructional faculty, and with Student Affairs professionals. This article describes how residential learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Student Personnel Workers, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty
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Soria, Krista M.; Taylor, Leonard, Jr. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2016
Strengths-based approaches are expanding in higher education; however, little is known about the impacts of these approaches in housing and residence life settings. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between first-year students' strengths interactions in housing and their engagement and retention. The results suggest that…
Descriptors: On Campus Students, Campuses, College Housing, College Students
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Yao, Christina W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2016
Chinese students are currently the largest international student population in the United States (UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2014). However, little research exists on these particular students' lived experiences with language and interactions with domestic students and how these experiences affect their sense of belonging in residence halls.…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Sense of Community, Foreign Students, Influences
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Hendrickson, Jo M.; Vander Busard, Amy; Rodgers, Derek; Scheidecker, Bethany – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2013
Propelled by the reauthorization of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) and evidence that postsecondary education positively impacts employment and adult outcomes of individuals with intellectual disabilities (iD), inclusive living-learning opportunities for students with ID are emerging. accompanying the recent shift in…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, Federal Legislation
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Vianden, Jorg; Ruder, Jeff T. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2012
This article documents the results of an exploratory qualitative study of parents of first-year college students at a doctoral-extensive institution in the Midwest. The qualitative survey instrument asked parents to respond to questions about transition and involvement issues during the first college year of their students. Findings suggest that…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Transitional Programs
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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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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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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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Clarke, John H.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1988
Surveyed 197 freshman residents from eight university residential programs. Respondents lived in either living-learning halls or conventional residential facilities. Results suggest that designing the environment of residence halls to promote academic integration supports other purposes as well. Living-learning programs appeared to have greater…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Freshmen, College Housing, Comparative Analysis
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Perl, Harold I. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Examined the initial expectations and the later perceptions of the social climates of university living units reported by newly entering students (N=92). Found that freshmen have inaccurate expectations of the future social climate of their living group. Found differences between students with active and passive social exploration preferences.…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Freshmen, Dormitories, Expectation
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Ballou, Roger A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Investigated how various residence hall arrangements affect the academic performance of freshmen (N=1,985) at five liberal arts colleges. Results indicated that freshman academic performance was neither positively nor negatively affected by their placement in single-sex, coed, all-freshman, or freshman and upperclass residence halls. (BL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Freshmen, Dormitories, Grade Point Average
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Ballou, Roger A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Explored differences in freshman students' perceptions of college living environments across the six residence hall arrangements typically used for first-year students to learn if freshmen evaluated various aspects of their hall social climates in different ways according to whether they lived in single-sex, coed, all-freshmen, or…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Freshmen, College Housing
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