The first mission of any university is to educate its students. What “counts” as student learning has always been hotly contested, however, and the methods for measuring, evaluating, and improving student learning have similarly been subject to debate. Research in this collection examines the many and evolving ways that students learn, including some surprising directions that learning takes.
(2016-12)We wanted to look at the possible relationship between GPA and exercise in college students here at UIUC. Our main hypothesis was that students who exercise regularly (3+ times / week) on average have a higher GPA than ...
(2016-05)Ultimately, I would like my project to answer the questions: Do students at the University of Illinois who frequently watch movies consider their attitudes regarding Islam affected by depictions of Muslims in popular film? ...
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(2012-01)I researched the reluctance of many Muslim parents to send their daughters to colleges away from home. I interviewed female students who live at home along with female students who live on campus during their college ...
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(2012-01)My research project looked at the motivations and reasons behind students becoming Asian American studies minors, with an attempt to focus on reasons of ethnic formation and self-identity issues. Other aspects of this ...
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(2011-08)This research looks at how the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides different kinds of learning spaces for the students of the University, as well as the wider community. Using the Community Gamelan as a ...
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