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Examining the Impact Parental Educational Attainment Has on Students' Perceptions of Residence Hall Living

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dc.contributor.author Lawrie, Joshua D.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-05T20:28:09Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-05T20:28:09Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10484/8144
dc.description.abstract The current study sought to examine the impact parental educational attainment had on how students perceived their residence hall environment. This multi-campus study utilized the University Residence Environment Scale, along with a demographic form to gather data. The study occurred on three campuses during the Spring 2012 semester and had 347 participants. The findings suggest there were no differences in how parental educational attainment impacted participants’ perspectives of the residence hall. Parental educational attainment was a significant factor when coded only as two options (i.e. college degree, no college degree). Additional results were that gender and ethnicity played a role in how students perceived their residence halls.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Joshua D. Lawrie
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Dormitory life.
dc.subject.lcsh Academic achievement.
dc.title Examining the Impact Parental Educational Attainment Has on Students' Perceptions of Residence Hall Living
dc.type Dissertation
dc.date.graduationmonth December
dc.date.published 2012
dc.description.committeechair Williams, Barratt
dc.description.committeemembers Thomas Ramey
dc.description.committeemembers David Rosch
dc.description.committeemembers Jennifer Sipes
dc.description.degree Doctor of Philosophy
dc.description.department Department of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Foundations
dc.description.imprint Cunningham Memorial Library, Terre Haute,Indiana State University
dc.description.itemidetd 201205
dc.description.level Doctoral
dc.description.note Title from document title page. Document formatted into pages: contains 105 p.: ill. Includes abstract and appendix
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