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Parker, Woodrow M.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1983
Describes a training program for residence hall custodial and maintenance supervisors and staff which combines human relations and technical skills. The sessions dealt with communication skills, leadership strategies, performance appraisal, self-understanding, advancement, and fringe benefits. (JAC)
Descriptors: Dormitories, Higher Education, Interpersonal Competence, Program Descriptions
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Schuh, John H.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1988
Examined counseling problems encountered by resident assistants (RAs) at Indiana University (Bloomington) during 1971, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1983, and 1986. Examined changes in counseling problems over the years and compared counseling problems of RAs for womens' and for mens' units. Consistently identified problems dealt with academic problems,…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Higher Education
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Stanley, D'Lisa; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1988
Examined whether self-selected roommates showed higher rapport and fewer midyear roommate changes than did randomly assigned roommates. Results from 147 residential college students seemed to indicate that self-selected incoming freshmen roommate pairs were more likely to stay together than were their randomly assigned counterparts. Such…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Dormitories, Group Experience, Higher Education
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Hetherington, Cheryl; Kerr, Barbara – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1988
Proposes that an important psychological variable, codependence, may help to account for the phenomenon of burnout among resident assistants and other high-achieving, socially able college students. Explores characteristics of codependency. Suggests ways that institutional policy can help to decrease resident assistant burnout and related…
Descriptors: Burnout, College Students, Higher Education, Prevention
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Luna, Gene – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1987
Considers the right to free speech guaranteed in the first amendment to the United States Constitution and discusses categories of public property and the standards of regulation applied to each in terms of freedom of speech. Reviews two court cases involving American Future Systems, Inc., a private corporation which sells cookware, silverware,…
Descriptors: College Housing, Court Litigation, Dormitories, Freedom of Speech
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Warner, Mark J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Examines performance appraisals for residence hall professionals by considering their purposes, developmental strategies, benefits, and obstacles, as well as a case example. (ABB)
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Personnel Evaluation, Personnel Management
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Beil, Cheryl; Green, Susan K. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1986
Analyzed students' (N=282) responses to questions about personal habits and roommate and residence hall preferences, to explore the influence of habit variables on roommate compatibility. Found that matching roommates on potential causes of conflict had some effect on interaction and compatibility. (ABB)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Rickgarn, Ralph L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Presents "upstream", a model for the utilization of professional counseling services in the residence halls, encompassing developmental, preventive, and remedial approaches. Suggests that the professional counselor can assist in four capacities in the actualization of these approaches: as a therapist, as a consultant, as a change agent,…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling, Counselor Role, Dormitories
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Koenigsberg, Judy; Susman, Marilyn – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Explored the communication patterns between roommates in a residence hall, and examined the effects of a role playing module in promoting open communication. Results and suggested applications are given. (BL)
Descriptors: College Students, Dormitories, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication
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Anchors, W. Scott; Hale, John, Jr. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Investigated patterns and processes by which students (N=422) made unassisted roommate pairings within residence halls using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Results indicated introverts, intuitives, feelers, and perceivers each tended to self-select. (BL)
Descriptors: College Students, Decision Making, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship
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Schuh, John H. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1985
Examines the types and topics of articles and author characteristics of the Journal of College and University Student Housing from 1979-1984, volumes 9-14, and compares the results to a previous study of volumes 1-8. Concludes potential authors should be encouraged, mentor author programs established, and exceptional productivity examined. (ABL)
Descriptors: Authors, College Housing, Information Dissemination, Mentors
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Paul, Stephen C.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1984
The present study employed the Ecosystem Model to guide the process of assessing the needs of residents in student family housing, planning and carrying out suggested changes, and evaluating the effects of those changes. Results indicated the Ecosystem Model is well suited for assessment and redesign functions in student family housing programs.…
Descriptors: College Housing, Higher Education, Married Students, Organizational Change
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Hornak, N. Joan – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1984
Suggestions for how housing personnel can meaningfully cope with bulimic residents are presented. Emphasis is placed on developing written procedures which clarify and define the mystique about and fear of the bulimic resident. (BL)
Descriptors: College Students, Dormitories, Eating Habits, Females
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Dickson, Gary L.; Thayer, Jerome D. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1984
Examined the relationship between temperament and conflict-management style in college residence life directors. Results only partially and minimally support the hypothesis that there is a direct relationship between temperament and conflict-management style for residence life directors and supervisors. Age and experience are believed to intervene…
Descriptors: Age Differences, College Students, Conflict Resolution, Dormitories
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Madson, Dennis L.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1974
Reports on a study of the Colorado State University residence hall population which has assisted in the development of a residence hall system that continues to be successful both financially and educationally. (Author/PG)
Descriptors: College Housing, Dormitories, Educational Administration, Higher Education
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