Browse Student Communities and Culture by Subject "Academics"

  • 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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