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Sustainability Knowledge, Barriers, and Motivations of UW-Eau Claire Students
The purpose of this study was to examine UW-Eau Claire students’ knowledge, barriers, and motivations toward sustainability. An online survey was distributed to 779 students asking four open-ended questions: First, they ...
Severe Weather Siren Protocol in Eau Claire : Does it Produce Intended Responses?
This study was conducted to investigate UWEC students’ knowledge, perceptions, and response behaviors related to outdoor siren alerts in Eau Claire. The City of Eau Claire activates outdoor warning sirens whenever the ...
Better Preparing Undergraduates By Asking and Listening ; Making a Liberal Education a Personally Relevant Education
The purpose of this study was to survey 120 students about what they want to learn and what they think would improve the undergraduate experience. Student comments and diversity in interests indicate the desire and need ...
Student Leaders' Source of Social Support and its Association With Their Identification in a University Setting
This research study was based on Social Identity Theory (Ashforth and Mael, 1989), which states that people tend to classify themselves and each other into various social categories, which aims to find how individuals identify ...
Am "I" Part of a "We"?: A Study of Inclusive Language and Organizational Identification within Student Organizations
Throughout college, it is critical to be involved in organizations to define oneself, develop relationships, and build resumes. To influence students' involvement, organization leaders need to maximize a sense of community ...
Do You Feel Safe? : Fear of Crime and Victimization on College Campuses
The purpose of this study is to explore students’ perceptions of campus safety and identify factors that may affect their attitudes toward these issues by reviewing current literature systematically. This review aims to ...
Investigation of Student Attitudes and Understanding in General Chemistry
Our hypothesis was that students who were given an inquiry-based laboratory experiment would have measurable improvements in understanding and attitude versus the students given a traditional laboratory experiment.
College Students and Familial Communication
The purpose of this study is to investigate college students’ perceptions of family communication before and during the transition to college. The study surveyed first-generation and non-firstgeneration undergraduates, ...
Student Mindsets : Exploring the Undergraduate Research Classroom
Undergraduate research experiences improve confidence and understanding in the research process, as well as subsequent coursework. In the applied discipline of speech-language pathology/audiology, understanding the connections ...
Prevalence Rates of Politically Charged Bullying among College Students Following the Election of 2016
The polarization of United States politics gained significant attention during the 2016 election cycle. Technological advancements have allowed people a new medium to express their political frustrations; however, the ...