NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 31 to 45 of 283 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Canto, Angela I.; Cox, Bradley E.; Osborn, Debra; Becker, Martin Swanbrow; Hayden, Seth – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Resident Assistants (RAs) are often faced with working and living among residents who are struggling, in distress, and, at times, in crisis. This article provides a primer on identifying residents in crisis as well as the tasks faced when working with students in transition and crisis. A discussion of the prevalence of distress reported by…
Descriptors: College Students, College Housing, Resident Advisers, Stress Variables
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sriram, Rishi; Scales, Laine; Shushok, Frank, Jr. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
The importance of living on campus is well established, but extant research that examines administrator perceptions of what comprises the best educational experience for students living on campus is generally unavailable. This study reports the development of a psychometric instrument designed to uncover underlying paradigms and attitudes of…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Psychometrics, Administrator Attitudes, College Housing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McClure, Kevin R.; Ryder, Andrew J.; DeVita, James M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Despite the increasing popularity of public-private partnerships, empirical research about the origins, models, and long-term outcomes of this approach to financing, constructing, and managing college student housing is scant. In this study, we sought to investigate the origins, models, and outcomes of public-private partnerships in college…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, College Housing, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Otchere, Kimberly; Bankhead, Tekita; Williams, Ayanna – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
The resurgence of student activism has yielded dynamic change within university housing departments and beyond on college campuses across the country. In higher education, the social, cultural, and political environment continues to be highly racialized and characterized by a string of protests and public displays of student angst. The threat of…
Descriptors: Social Change, Activism, College Housing, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sears, Stephanie D.; Tu, Dawn Lee – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) develop and strengthen students' persistence by providing a greater sense of community, opportunities for co-curricular activities, and socially engaging and academically supportive peer environments (Shapiro & Levine, 1999). While researchers have affirmed the rationale, impact, and efficacy of LLCs, very…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Scholarship, Living Learning Centers, Consciousness Raising
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cook, Kathy; McCoy, Dorian L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
This critical case study examined the racial identity development of 10 White RAs who participated in 12 hours of diversity and social justice training during a two-week summer program. Helm's White Racial Identity Development Model served as the study's theoretical framework. In this paper, we discuss the incongruence between the Northeast State…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Case Studies, Racial Identification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Patton, Lori D.; Sharp, Sacha; Sánchez, Berenice – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
A critical discourse analysis of comments written in response to an online article related to the University of Connecticut's announcement about the ScHOLA2RS House, a culturally-themed residential program to retain and support African American male students is presented. Following this announcement, articles were published in various online media…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Males, College Housing, African American Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Davidson, Amanda N.; Preciado, Henoc M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Various state and federal policies and regulations have made higher education more accessible to undocumented students over the past few years. As undocumented students continue to enroll in colleges and universities across the country, higher education professionals must be equipped with knowledge and skills to provide them with equitable…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, College Housing, Student Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hotchkins, Bryan K.; Dancy, T. Elon – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Participatory action research and photovoice was used to examine 20 Black students' perceptions of campus racial climate within residential learning communities. Using a qualitative constructivist case study, we examined Black students' inventories of individual and community assets, as juxtaposed to challenges, within residential domiciles at two…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, African American Students, Dormitories, Resident Advisers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zerquera, Desiree D.; Berumen, Juan G.; Pender, Jason T. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
While sufficient methodological training and effective implementation of assessment approaches are essential for successful evaluation in student affairs, those with an interest and passion for social justice may be conflicted. Many of the assessment approaches employed today are misaligned with social justice agendas, lack theoretical grounding…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Ethics, Community Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lynch, R. Jason – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Secondary Traumatic Stress has been described as "the stress resulting from helping or wanting to help a traumatized or suffering person" (Figley, 1999, p. 10). College resident assistants often serve as first-responders to students who have experienced traumatic life events such as severe mental illness, substance abuse, sexual…
Descriptors: Trauma, Stress Variables, Anxiety, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pidgeon, Michelle; Rogerson, Chris – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Student housing plays a critical role in student development and retention by providing diverse experiences, resources, and opportunities that support students' academic pursuits. In Canada, Aboriginal students' retention rates are significantly lower than those of their non- Aboriginal counterparts, so it is the purpose of this article to explore…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, College Housing, Student Experience, Success
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stoner, James C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Research on resident assistant burnout peaked in the 1980s, and there has been little scholarship since. Much of the original literature is dated, and some contains unresolved conflicts in the findings. Also, there is a glaring gap in the literature, specifically in how burnout relates to both RA job satisfaction and position departure. This study…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, College Students, Resident Advisers, Burnout
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Buell, Kathleen J.; Love, Vaughn L.; Yao, Christina W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Living-learning programs (LLPs), also known as learning communities, offer students a shared academic focus within a residential community; thus, LLPs are considered ideal contexts for student learning. In 1994, Zeller highlighted Washington State University as an example of how learning communities can successfully incorporate faculty, students,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Student Personnel Services, Residential Institutions, Living Learning Centers
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  19