Browse by Subject "Academics"

  • Beier, Zach (2005-12-15)
    This project examines the General Education system and asks the following questions: What are students’ opinions of General Education? What are students expecting from the General Education Program? What is the University ...

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  • BTW 250-D2_06-03; Patel, Nipa; Krop, Benjamin; Meyer, Justin (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the perceived fairness of grading procedures by students and faculty at the U of I. On the basis of surveys, interviews, and literature research, the study finds that 61% of students felt that ...

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  • KIN 494_06-01; KIN 494_06-03; Nordmeyer, Erin; Malavasi, Leticia; Hall, Grenita; Schrag, Myles (2006-12-15)
    This project examines graduate student group dynamics during the implementation and evaluation of a physical exercise program at a church in the local community. For this purpose, the authors conducted six interviews with ...

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  • ANTH 285_05-01 (2005-12-15)
    This project focuses on international students and asks the following questions: How do international students adapt to the life in American universities and more specific ISU? How and where do international students make ...

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  • ANTH 411_05-03 (2005-05-15)
    This project asks the following questions: To what extent do different kinds of intellectual workers in a university see themselves as workers? How do professors and graduate students grapple with intellectual worker as ...

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  • Russell, Sara (2005-12-15)
    This project focuses on international TAs and their relationship to the university and the students and asks the following questions: How is the classroom culture different from what the TAs are used to from their countries ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-04 (2006-12-15)
    This project examines junior and senior students’ the academic experiences and their definition of difficult courses at ISU. On the basis of ten interviews, the study shows that students attend college and this university ...

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  • Lee, Jane (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the use of language in parent-child communication and its influence on the experience of Korean American students and their Korean immigrant parents during the college application process. Through ...

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  • Garcia, Noreida; BTW 250-D2_06-02; Roeder, Graham; Saleh, Farah Josephine (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the causes of language barriers, how they affect the academic performance of international students and the teaching effectiveness of international teaching assistants, the current systems of ...

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  • Rowlands, Michelle (2005-12-15)
    This project investigates why and how often students change their major and asks: What are the universities policies regarding major changes? And how does the university facilitate this? On the basis of interviews with ...

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  • Echevarria, Alene (2005-05-15)
    This projects focuses on current Parkland College students who have the intention of transferring into the University of Illinois, as well as those who have already transferred into the University of Illinois, in order to ...

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  • Merced, Christina (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: What activities are included in the everyday lives of Latina graduate students? How do Latina graduate students perceive themselves on campus? Do Latina graduate students ...

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  • Schneider, Megan; Weissenstein, Stephanie; Williams, Allison; Kenny, Elise; Freeman, Megan; Mallory, Jenna; Leavy, Lakecia; Henriksson, Lena (2006-12-15)
    This study investigates how groups function when putting together a project. The authors examine various aspects of group dynamics as they relate to their own group work. For this purpose, they conducted eight interviews ...

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  • Modrytska, Ivanna (2007-05-15)
    This project surveys student perceptions of college before coming to the University of Illinois in particular. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student reasons for deciding to attend this ...

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  • KIN 494_06-02; Whitmore, Matt; Martin, Kisten; Bryers, Sarah; Sawosko, Colleen; Johnson, Amandy; Marzillo, Matt; Arthur, Matthew (2006-12-15)
    This project examines undergraduate group dynamics during the completion of a semester project involving interviews with school administrators about the University and the community-based learning initiative. On the basis ...

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