Browse by Subject "ISU"

  • Spicer, Erin (2005-12-15)
    This project investigates active learning at ISU by asking the following questions: How and how often is active learning utilized in classrooms at Illinois State University? What are the responses of the teachers and ...

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  • Ryan, Drew (2008-03-04)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about the differences between the Business Management Department and the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Illinois State University. Using interview ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-03 (2006-12-15)
    The author of this project argues that ISU has an inadequate amount of bike racks for students to store bikes if they live on campus, and also to lock up their bikes when they go to class. On the basis of three interviews, ...

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  • Leannais, Elyse (2008-03-04)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about the effectiveness of the emergency telephones (blue lights) at Illinois State University (ISU). Using interviews with four students and the chief of ...

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  • Holm, Kristin (2008-03-05)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about how encounter, a religious student organization, generates meaningful and sustainable community for students at Illinois State University. By way of ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-06 (2006-12-15)
    This study explores the experiences of international students at ISU and how it shapes their view of friendships and the American culture. The student conducted eight interviews with seven international students from South ...

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  • Brown, Kyle (2006-12-15)
    This project examines the foundation of friendships among ISU college students and aims to answer the following questions: What type of dormitory layout is best suited to foster a sense of community and to develop friendships? ...

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  • ANTH285 07-17 (2008-03-05)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about fraternities and the process by which new members are selected and initiated at Illinois State University. I feel there is a huge knowledge gap pertaining ...

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  • Bucaro, Frank (2006-12-15)
    This project examines why students become a member of the Gamma Phi Circus and how it influences their experiences at ISU. On the basis of four interviews and participant observation, this research shows that most members ...

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  • 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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  • ANTH285 07-13 (2008-03-04)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about discrimination against GLBT students at Illinois State University. Using participant observation of PRIDE meetings, interviews with two PRIDE board ...

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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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  • Sedig, Jakob (2005-12-15)
    This project investigates the topic of Christianity at ISU by asking the following questions: Why is being involved in a Christian Registered Student Organization (RSO’s) important and even necessary for some students at ...

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  • Morales, Cristy (2008-03-04)
    This research project aims to understand the overall attitudes Latino students have toward Illinois State University. Our research revolves around the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS), MSAC, significant Latino ...

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  • Wasowicz, Andrew (2008-03-04)
    Misunderstandings between cultures is a prime source of conflict which can be seen repeatedly throughout American foreign policy. Following the research conducted in the fall of 2006, this study tries to understand how ...

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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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  • Marino, Joel (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates “confrontational evangelism” on the ISU quad by Brother Jed, the founder and president of the Campus Ministry USA, and the students’ responses. The author asks the following questions: How does ...

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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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  • Thompson, Adam (2008-03-05)
    This research project aims to understand the overall attitudes Latino students have toward Illinois State University. Our research revolves around the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS), MSAC, significant Latino ...

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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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