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Grimm, James C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Examines trends in facilities management relating to products and people. Reviews new trends in products, including processes, techniques, and programs that are being expounded by business and industry. Discusses the "people factors" involved in facilities management. (ABB)
Descriptors: Administration, College Housing, Facilities Management, Facility Expansion
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Schuh, John H. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Examines selected developments within the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I). Discusses present issues that the Association faces and suggests several issues that it might address in the future. (ABB)
Descriptors: Administration, College Housing, Higher Education, International Organizations
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Durden, M. Christian; Neimeyer, Greg J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Determined the types of constructs with which resident assistants (RAs) (N=23) interpreted their experience and examined the way in which RAs used these dimensions to evaluate specific aspects of their jobs, as well as the relation of the constructs to levels of reported burnout. (ABB)
Descriptors: Burnout, College Housing, Higher Education, Job Satisfaction
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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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North, Gary – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Identifies seven areas of internal pressures and five areas of external pressures which may be experienced by university housing directors. Lists and discusses 11 steps housing directors can use to deal with the pressures of their jobs. (NB)
Descriptors: Administrators, College Housing, Coping, Higher Education
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Zeller, William J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Highlights major sections of the National Institute of Education's publication "Involvement in Learning: Realizing the Potential of American Higher Education" and the Carnegie Foundation report "The Undergraduate Experience in America" that have implications for residence life professionals. Offers suggestions for developing new programs and…
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Program Development
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Vance, Carmen L.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Describes the use of one model to guide the long-range planning process of the Department of Residential Life, within the Division of Student Affairs and Services, at the University of Connecticut. Suggestions derived from the use of the model over a three-year planning cycle are presented for other housing officers to consider. (NB)
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Models
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Ballou, Roger A.; Brown, Richard A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Examined relationship between temperament and burnout in 52 college resident assistants (RAs). None of four RA temperament groupings differed significantly from each other in burnout as measured by the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Concluded that each temperament type deals with RA job in special way and each is susceptible to burnout if healthy…
Descriptors: Burnout, College Students, Coping, Higher Education
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Gillis, H. Lee; Edwards, Marianne – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Presents to student affairs professionals a process for designing physical activities that can actively and metaphorically communicate a message and that can be implemented as part of staff inservice, retreats, or orientations. Describes rationale for activities, historical overview, and example of burnout prevention metaphor for resident…
Descriptors: Burnout, College Housing, Communication Skills, Higher Education
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Janosik, Steven M.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Assessed perceptions among five groups of college students of a new residence life judicial system. Results indicated that the overall student perception of the residence life judicial system was positive. Post hoc comparisons among groups are discussed. (BL)
Descriptors: College Students, Discipline Policy, Dormitories, Higher Education
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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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Warner, Mark J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Demonstrates how a Wellness model can be an effective vehicle for promoting developmental programs in residence halls. The Wellness model is examined in terms of marketing, student development theory, and balanced programming. (BL)
Descriptors: College Students, Developmental Programs, Dormitories, Higher Education
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Quick, Jerry – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Reviews the use of microcomputers in university housing and food services. Discusses the merits of using micro-, mini-, or mainframe computers. Makes suggestions for starting to use computer programs, selecting software, and training personnel. (ABB)
Descriptors: College Housing, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Food Service
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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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Scheuermann, Thomas A.; Grandner, Deborah Francis – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Discusses the philosophical basis of the Unit Agreement program, provides a description of the Unit Agreement process and how it was developed, and presents the results of a campuswide study of the program's effect on the residence hall environment. (ABB)
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, College Housing, College Students, Contracts
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