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Is Three A Crowd? Exploring The Development And Satisfaction Of Students In Triples, Larry D. Long, Kyle Kujawa Jan 2015

Is Three A Crowd? Exploring The Development And Satisfaction Of Students In Triples, Larry D. Long, Kyle Kujawa

Larry D. Long

Tripling, the assignment of a third resident to a room designed for two, is a common practice at many colleges and universities across the United States. Most of the research on tripling was conducted three or four decades ago, and research exploring how living in a triple affects the educational gains and satisfaction of college students is limited. The researchers compared the residential experience of residence hall residents who lived in standard double rooms to the experience of residents who lived in triples. The results revealed the residential experience of students in triples was comparable to the experience of students ...


Does It Matter Where College Students Live? Differences In Satisfaction And Outcomes As A Function Of Students’ Living Arrangement And Gender, Larry D. Long Jan 2014

Does It Matter Where College Students Live? Differences In Satisfaction And Outcomes As A Function Of Students’ Living Arrangement And Gender, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

The purpose of this study was to compare the experiences of students residing in on-campus housing with those of students residing in fraternity/sorority housing, specifically to explore the differences in academic success, alcohol use, and perceptions of the living environment as a function of students’ living arrangement and gender. The researcher sampled 772 respondents from the aggregate results of five institutions that administered the ACUHO-I/EBI Resident Assessment and the AFA/EBI Fraternity/Sorority Assessment during the 2009—10 academic year. Differences by living arrangement and gender were tested using a rank-based factorial analysis of variance. The results revealed ...


Where Are You Aiming? Using Learning Outcomes To Guide And Assess Practice, Larry D. Long Jun 2013

Where Are You Aiming? Using Learning Outcomes To Guide And Assess Practice, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

We have all heard about learning outcomes, but how do we write them and effectively evaluate them? This interactive session provides an overview of learning outcomes, tips, and advice about writing learning outcomes using Learning Reconsidered as a framework. The session also demonstrates how to assess student learning based on learning outcomes.


Are You Asking The Right Questions? Strategies For Writing Better Survey Questions, Larry D. Long Jun 2013

Are You Asking The Right Questions? Strategies For Writing Better Survey Questions, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Advances in technology have made survey development easy. Unfortunately, this ease has led to the development of poor surveys with low validity. Are you asking the right questions? Does your survey measure what you intend to measure? Come to this interactive session to learn how to write better survey questions.


Oh No – Not Triples! The Impact Of Tripling On Residents, Larry D. Long, Paul Goldblatt, Darlena Jones Jun 2013

Oh No – Not Triples! The Impact Of Tripling On Residents, Larry D. Long, Paul Goldblatt, Darlena Jones

Larry D. Long

For a resident, “tripling up” is synonymous with crowded rooms, little personal space, and diminished services. But it can also mean more social connections. Today, a lot of campuses are experiencing enrollment growths making on-campus living crowded and tripling necessary. In this presentation, we discuss the impact of tripling on residents by presenting evidence at both the national and institutional levels highlighting areas of success and areas of challenge for residents in triples.


Case Study: Engaging Student Residence Life Staff In Using Ebi Results For Continuous Innovative Improvement, Kate Burdick, Larry D. Long Nov 2012

Case Study: Engaging Student Residence Life Staff In Using Ebi Results For Continuous Innovative Improvement, Kate Burdick, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Are you interested in engaging student residence life staff in using EBI results for continuous innovative improvements? If so, join us for some lively activities and discussion about ways that one residence life complex at Michigan State University used student staff brainpower to help address residents’ concerns identified in the EBI data. We will include specific exercises that were utilized in this process, as well as examples of initiatives that were implemented.


“I’Ve Got The Data, Now What?:” Making Sense Of Assessment Data, Larry D. Long Oct 2012

“I’Ve Got The Data, Now What?:” Making Sense Of Assessment Data, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

How to analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative assessment data


Experience Of Students In Transitional Housing, Larry D. Long, Kyle Kujawa Jun 2012

Experience Of Students In Transitional Housing, Larry D. Long, Kyle Kujawa

Larry D. Long

Assessment report of the experience of students in triples.


Automating The Reporting Of Survey Data, Larry D. Long Jan 2012

Automating The Reporting Of Survey Data, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

The presentation explains how to automate the reporting of assessment data using the mailmerge feature in MS Word.


Unchallenged, Professed Core Values: Do Undergraduate Fraternity/Sorority Members Actually Benefit In The Areas Of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, And Friendship?, Larry D. Long Jan 2012

Unchallenged, Professed Core Values: Do Undergraduate Fraternity/Sorority Members Actually Benefit In The Areas Of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, And Friendship?, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Fraternities and sororities promote the ideals of scholarship, leadership, service, and friendship. Little or no research, however, has demonstrated that college students who join fraternal organizations actually grow in these areas as a result of their fraternal experience. The purpose of this descriptive study was to assess the extent to which fraternity and sorority members experienced gains in the four outcome areas. The researcher analyzed the aggregate results of 15 Southeastern institutions that administered the AFA/EBI Fraternity/Sorority Assessment during the 2008/2009 academic year. The results revealed the respondents did experience gains related to the espoused values of ...


‘The More You Put Into It, The More You Get Out Of It:’ The Development Of The General Member, Larry D. Long, Alex Snowden Dec 2011

‘The More You Put Into It, The More You Get Out Of It:’ The Development Of The General Member, Larry D. Long, Alex Snowden

Larry D. Long

A presentation on the experience and growth of fraternity and sorority members who hold and do not hold a position of responsibility in their organization.


Afa/Ebi Fraternity/Sorority Assessment: Summary Report 2010, Larry D. Long Nov 2010

Afa/Ebi Fraternity/Sorority Assessment: Summary Report 2010, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Summary report of the 2009/2010 AFA/EBI Fraternity/Sorority Assessment.


Afa/Ebi Fraternity/Sorority Assessment: Summary Report 2009, Larry D. Long Jun 2010

Afa/Ebi Fraternity/Sorority Assessment: Summary Report 2009, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Summary report of the 2008/2009 AFA/EBI Fraternity/Sorority Assessment.


Getting To The Good Stuff: A Look At Compelling Outcomes From The Afa/Ebi Assessment, Tanner Marcantel, Diana Fulkerson, Larry D. Long Jan 2010

Getting To The Good Stuff: A Look At Compelling Outcomes From The Afa/Ebi Assessment, Tanner Marcantel, Diana Fulkerson, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

A presentation on the outcomes of the fraternity/sorority experience.


Free Technology Tools To Develop Professionally And Collaboratively, Laura L. Needs, Larry D. Long Jan 2010

Free Technology Tools To Develop Professionally And Collaboratively, Laura L. Needs, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.


Strategies For Improving The Fraternity/Sorority Experience, Larry D. Long Jan 2010

Strategies For Improving The Fraternity/Sorority Experience, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.


Filling The Gap: Identifying Fraternity And Sorority Member Needs Through Assessment, Larry D. Long, Cara W. Luyster Jan 2009

Filling The Gap: Identifying Fraternity And Sorority Member Needs Through Assessment, Larry D. Long, Cara W. Luyster

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.