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Women's Perceptions Of A "Chilly Climate" And Their Cognitive Outcomes During The First Year Of College, Ernest T. Pascarella, Elizabeth J. Whitt, Marcia I. Edison, Amaury Nora, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patricia M. Yeager, Patrick T. Terenzini Feb 1997

Women's Perceptions Of A "Chilly Climate" And Their Cognitive Outcomes During The First Year Of College, Ernest T. Pascarella, Elizabeth J. Whitt, Marcia I. Edison, Amaury Nora, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patricia M. Yeager, Patrick T. Terenzini

Linda Serra Hagedorn

In this study of 2- and 4-year colleges, the extent to which women students' perceptions of a "chilly campus climate" were related to first year cognitive outcomes was investigated at 23 institutions. After a variety of potentially confounding influences were controlled for, several negative relationships were found between perceived chilly climates and women's cognitive growth. The negative relationships were more pronounced for women attending 2-year colleges than for their counterparts at 4-year institutions .


Technology And Distance Education - Lecture 1, David Morgan Lochhead Jan 1997

Technology And Distance Education - Lecture 1, David Morgan Lochhead

Dr. David Morgan Lochhead

First of three talks presented to the SACEM Annual Meeting, Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, Texas, January 10-12, 1997: Content and Context in Education


Danger In The Safety Zone: Notes On Race, Resentment, And The Discourse Of Crime, Violence, And Suburban Security, Cameron Mccarthy, A. Rodriguez, E. Buendia, S. Meacham, S. David, Heriberto Godina Phd, K. E. Supriya, C. Wilson-Brown Jan 1997

Danger In The Safety Zone: Notes On Race, Resentment, And The Discourse Of Crime, Violence, And Suburban Security, Cameron Mccarthy, A. Rodriguez, E. Buendia, S. Meacham, S. David, Heriberto Godina Phd, K. E. Supriya, C. Wilson-Brown

Heriberto Godina PhD

No abstract provided.


Higher Education And National Development Planning In Africa, Andrew Ewoh Dec 1996

Higher Education And National Development Planning In Africa, Andrew Ewoh

Andrew I.E. Ewoh

No abstract provided.


Experiencing Citizenship: Service-Learning In Political Science, William Hudson Dec 1996

Experiencing Citizenship: Service-Learning In Political Science, William Hudson

William E. Hudson

This practical guide is intended for faculty and service-learning directors, combining the how-to information and rigorous intellectual framework that teachers seek. What distinguishes this volume is that the contributors are writing for their peers. They discuss how service-learning can be implemented within political science and what this discipline contributes to the pedagogy of service-learning. The book offers both theoretical background and practical pedagogical chapters which describe the design, implementation, and outcomes of political science service-learning programs, as well as annotated bibliographies, program descriptions and course syllabi.


Law Review Story, Lisa Pruitt Dec 1996

Law Review Story, Lisa Pruitt

Lisa R Pruitt

This essay is the story of the author’s election as editor-in-chief of the Arkansas Law Review and of her tenure in that role. The story implicates a range of legal issues including hate speech, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. It is also the tale of the author’s feminist epiphany and of the law school’s failure to respond to the harassment. It was published in the 50th anniversary issue of the Arkansas Law Review.


The Nature-Nurture Controversy Revisited: Divorce And Gender As Factors In Children's Racial Group Differences, Jeanne Jenkins, John Guidubaldi Dec 1996

The Nature-Nurture Controversy Revisited: Divorce And Gender As Factors In Children's Racial Group Differences, Jeanne Jenkins, John Guidubaldi

Jeanne E. Jenkins

Examines the influence of divorce and gender as factors in racial group differences among elementary age European-American and African-American children. Method of data collection; Comparison of scores between males and females in various categories; Impact of the father figure on male and female child.


Intended And Unintended Overconsumption Of Physical, Spacial, And Temporal Resources., Carin Herlocker, Scott Allison, John D. Foubert, James Beggan Dec 1996

Intended And Unintended Overconsumption Of Physical, Spacial, And Temporal Resources., Carin Herlocker, Scott Allison, John D. Foubert, James Beggan

Scott T. Allison

Two studies explored perceptual biases on how resources are shared among groups of people. Intentional and unintentional processes were uncovered.


Effects Of A Sexual Assault Peer Education Program On Men's Belief In Rape Myths., John D. Foubert, Kenneth A. Marriott Dec 1996

Effects Of A Sexual Assault Peer Education Program On Men's Belief In Rape Myths., John D. Foubert, Kenneth A. Marriott

John D. Foubert

An all-male sexual assault peer education program was shown to lead to a decline in rape myth acceptance for two months among fraternity men.


The University Library And Campus Web Development: A Case Study, Jeffrey A. Franks Dec 1996

The University Library And Campus Web Development: A Case Study, Jeffrey A. Franks

Jeffrey A Franks

Describes a new organizational structure that placed the campus web master and oversight for campus web development under the auspices of the University Libraries at the University of Akron in the late 1990's. Discusses rationale and advantages.


Forming A Reference Service Philosophy, Jeffrey A. Franks Dec 1996

Forming A Reference Service Philosophy, Jeffrey A. Franks

Jeffrey A Franks

Describes a process for discovering a reference department's shared values and their role in shaping the unit's reference service philosophy.


Intended And Unintended Overconsumption Of Physical, Spacial, And Temporal Resources., Carin Herlocker, Scott Allison, John D. Foubert, James Beggan Dec 1996

Intended And Unintended Overconsumption Of Physical, Spacial, And Temporal Resources., Carin Herlocker, Scott Allison, John D. Foubert, James Beggan

John D. Foubert

Two studies explored perceptual biases on how resources are shared among groups of people. Intentional and unintentional processes were uncovered.


Promoting Identity Development: A New Role For Academic Faculty, Scott E. Hall, Susan J. Sears Dec 1996

Promoting Identity Development: A New Role For Academic Faculty, Scott E. Hall, Susan J. Sears

Scott E. Hall, Ph.D., LPCC-S

This study examined the influence of a structured curricular intervention on the personal and social identity development of college students. The authors implemented a pretest/posttest design using the revised version of the Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status-2 (EOMEIS-2). Significant posttest results supported faculty’s role in developing students’ capabilities beyond the intellectual domain. Finally, the authors discuss collaboration between academic faculty and student affairs practitioners in contributing toward students’ identity development.