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McKelfresh, David A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
Freshmen living in an engineering residential academic unit were more satisfied with the group spirit and rapport, affiliation with the College of Engineering, study atmosphere, special facilities, and academic assistance. Nonfreshmen in the same unit were more satisfied with the academic assistance and opportunities for extracurricular…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), College Housing, College Students, Environmental Influences
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Krivoski, James F.; Piccolo, Nicholas A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1980
Verbal evaluations of a minicourse on life-style education revealed that students found the course to be valuable and enjoyable. Results suggest that the adoption of a high-level wellness life-style can directly affect individual longevity and quality of life. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Course Evaluation, Health Education, Health Programs
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Spencer, Edward F. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
Reviews literature on crowding related to student housing, and formulates guidelines for making the best use of overflow housing. Individual differences must be taken into account when making room assignments to expanded-housing facilities. Research efforts must be broadened to study the effects of long-term crowding on humans. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dormitories, Environmental Influences
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Cade, Sharon M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
Examines changes in students' sense of autonomy and in their ability to manage their emotions, as described by Chickering's vectors, in relation to residence hall environments. Results neither support nor refute the all-freshman hall. Participants moved developmentally along the Autonomy Scale. Freshman women increased their scores on the Impulse…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Housing, Developmental Psychology, Dormitories
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Mitnick, Margery Manesberg – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
Presents a model adopted by Ohio State University for use in the planning of a series of in-service training programs to be implemented by the professional programing staff and several hall directors. This systems model can be generalized to training programs other than those for resident advisors. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: College Housing, Dormitories, Higher Education, Inservice Education
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Hall, Michael; Creed, William – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
Studies the possibility of using the California Psychological Inventory (CPI) in reliably differentiating levels of competence in resident assistants (RAs). Pinpoints personality traits favorably rated by RA selectors and indicates a small subset of the CPI which could be used for screening RA applicants. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Higher Education, Personality Assessment
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West, Nathaniel C.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1979
Study shows an example of one attempt to meet student territorial needs by turning over a room to a small group of individuals for their own use. Sharing of common territory brings members of the floor unit into a small community that supports and enhances the positive growth of those involved. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: College Students, Dormitories, Friendship, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Garb, Elliott – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
The Roommate Compatability Model incorporates four levels of relationship development and is based on the assumption that each level must first be satisfactorily met in order to provide a threshold for the next level. The model incorporates habits, needs, overt behavior, personality characteristics, attitudes, and values. (Author)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dormitories, Higher Education
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Dickson, Gary L.; And Others – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1977
Describes the development of the RASI, a self-report instrument for the measurement of resident assistant anxiety. Designed to identify the type and level of stress perceived by the RA. Covers a description of the instrument, reliability, validity and uses. (Author/DOW)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Inservice Education, Research Projects, Resident Assistants
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Breckon, Donald J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
The article deals with the problems of abusive drinking in college dormitories and lists the rights of the responsible drinkers or the nondrinkers. Some practical ways of dealing with the abusive drinker are suggested for residence hall directors and dormitory residents. (LPG)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, College Housing, Dormitories, Drinking
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O'Donnell, William J.; Oglesby, Charles L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1978
Two major counseling techniques were selected: the feeling-cause statement and the open-ended question. The problem-solving framework was chosen as a means of structuring the counseling interaction. The paraprofessional states the problem in a clear, concise, specific manner. He can then begin the problem-solution phase. (Author)
Descriptors: College Housing, Counselor Training, Dormitories, Higher Education
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LeMay, Morris; Frichette, Roger – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1976
Presents the results of a pilot study conducted to determine the utility of the Short Form (Form S) of the University Residence Environment Scale (URES) as a means of collecting information about the social climate of single-sex and coed residence halls. Results indicate some potential as well as some problems. (Author)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Housing, College Students, Dormitories
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Morgan, John D. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 1976
Purpose of this investigation was to ascertain whether new residence hall students provided with positive preinformation about their resident assistant would differ from a control group in development of maturity, earned GPA, and amount of damage, room changes, and number of student activities in their unit. Results are positive. (Author/HMV)
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dormitories, Helping Relationship
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