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Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book tells the definitive story of the sexual and relationship values and practices of young adults. The authors draw upon their analysis of nationally representative data and ... More


A New Research Agenda for Writing-to-Learn: Embedding Cognition in Discipline

Lisa M. Hermsen and Scott V. Franklin

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter proposes a research agenda that would gather methodologies from cognitive development process research, socio-cognitive research, and genre-analysis research to provide a coherent and ... More


Approaches to Studying Among Deaf Students in Higher Education

John T. E. Richardson

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the study approaches of deaf students. It begins by reviewing established research literature on how students set about learning in higher education, focusing on the extent to ... More


The “Interior” Lives of American College Students: Preliminary Findings from a National Study

Jennifer A. Lindholm

in Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226474
eISBN:
9780823236640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226474.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using qualitative and quantitative data collected as part of an ongoing national study on college-student spirituality, this chapter provides an overview of preliminary ... More


Network Boundaries: This chapter was co-authored with Kevin Lewis

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

The most often noticed feature of social networks in U.S. society is their high degree of racial homogeneity, which has been attributed to the preference for individuals of the same racial background ... More


Campus Events: Holidays, Games, and Sports

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

As they pursue learning away from home, family, and friends, college students are left on their own. Naturally, students seek other young, kindred spirits. College campuses promote social bonding, ... More


Getting, Staying, and Being in College: The Experiences of Students

Laura Nichols and Maria Guzmán

in Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276165
eISBN:
9780823277186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276165.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents the experiences of undergraduate students at Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States based on interviews with twenty-five enrolled students at six of the ... More


My Best Day: Managing “Buddies” and “Friends”

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the way people present themselves to a select group of friends online based on data from two sources: a study of instant messaging (IM) away messages collected by college ... More


The Poverty of the Pipeline Metaphor: The AAAS/CPST Study of Nontraditional Pathways into IT/CS Education and the Workforce

Jolene Kay Jesse

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (AAAS/CPST) study of nontraditional pathways into the information ... More


Getting In: Orientation

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

College freshmen tend to celebrate “getting in,” but soon feel uncertain about the path that lies ahead. During campus orientation, they are reminded that being a college student is nothing to be ... More


Rushes, Pranks, and Dinks: The Rough-and-Tumble Campus

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The college campus can be a rude awakening for freshmen, who are probably made to feel like mere babes as they try to endure rituals and pranks that are part of the campus tradition. As they make the ... More


Introducing Durkheim

Jonathan Z. Smith

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a discussion on the different ways of introducing Durkheim to college students. It presents four rules: the first rule is to always begin with the question of definition. ... More


Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Alex Posecznick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

It has long been assumed that college admission should be a simple matter of sorting students according to merit, with the best heading off to the Ivy League and highly ranked liberal arts colleges ... More


Introduction

Janice M. McCabe

in Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The Introduction begins by discussing the three students focused on throughout the book, describing their friendship networks. This chapter reviews literature on higher education in the US, ... More


The Stress of Grades: Tests and Papers

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Once they enter college, students soon realize that tests and papers determine what grades they get. Despite the pronouncement of professors and official campus literature that accomplishment in a ... More


Getting Out: Graduation

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

After four long years of intellectual and social journey, the moment that college students have been working, waiting, and suffering for arrives: graduation. Commencement symbolizes death and rebirth ... More


Friendship

Janice M. McCabe

in Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Chapter 1 focuses on friendship, examining what friendship means to participants and the composition of their networks. In contrast to popular representations of college friendships as superficial, ... More


Balance

Janice M. McCabe

in Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Chapter 2 examines students’ discussions of how their friends are involved in their academic lives. Nearly all respondents engaged in “testimonies of balance,” describing themselves as balancing ... More


Friendships after College

Janice M. McCabe

in Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Chapter 6 returns to the three students highlighted in earlier chapters—Alberto, Mary, and Martin—focusing on their lives after graduation. The chapter discusses what young adults saw as the most ... More


Conclusion

Janice M. McCabe

in Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Chapter 7 provides an overview of the book’s findings and reviews its implications for research as well as practice. In a time of limited resources, I provide concrete and powerful solutions for ... More


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