Academic Papers on Higher Education

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This 5 page paper reviews a small sampling of the literature available on issues dealing with women/men's perceptions of their college programs. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

This 6 page paper addresses the relationship between drinking and academic performance. The thesis that alcohol does indeed affect performance is backed by literature that shows GPA is lower for those who consume large amounts of the substance. Other variables are addressed in this sociological analysis of the problem. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 10 page paper that considers the issues related to student discipline in dormitory settings and considers problematic elements like drug and alcohol use, vandalism, date rape, racial differences and issues related to sexual orientation as they pertain to dormitory life and discipline. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing time management for the adult student returning to the classroom after years in the work world. Time management and the smooth coordination of classes, homework, and 'real life' responsibilities are the keys to success. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

The Big Ten Conference

  • 34 page paper

A 34 page research paper on The Big Ten Conference, its history, state purpose, etc; The writer discusses administrative accessibility, enrollment, and various changes that have occurred over the years. Of particular concern are the conference's rules, regulations, & by-laws. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 10 page paper discussing the unique situation involving the Latinos and their position in the institution of higher education in California. A section relating to Latino unity in general is included. This is followed by a section on Proposition 209 which directly influences the amount of Latinos enrolled, and assisted, in colleges in California. ...

This 14 page research study provides an overview of the current literature regarding the use of the World Wide Web and Internet in higher education, including distance learning programs and the use of Web/Internet access as a component of instructional models. This paper also relates the concerns regarding this type of computer use and ...

A 5 page paper which argues that the basic core courses such as history and English are incredibly important in higher education. No matter what the individual's major, the various pieces of information that can only be learned through the core subjects are essential in real life and the employment industry of today. Bibliography ...

A 9 page paper that outlines a research study of graduation rate differentials in basketball players based on gender. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 35 page research paper that examines the changing face of higher education in this country. Over the last decade, a trend has developed that is shifting the emphasis in higher education away from the traditional concept of teaching 18 to 22 year olds, right out of high school, to meeting the needs of the ...

A 9 page research paper on being P.C. on campus. The writer explores the 'myth' of PC and its effects on policies and studies in higher education. A number of theories are cited to explain the evolution of PC's popularity. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 10 page paper on the Normal Schools. The writer describes the history of the normal schools and why and where they were begun, their evolution into teachers colleges, and finally into today's four year colleges and universities. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 25 page paper that considers the issue of tenure in professions in education, especially as it exists as an element of unionized contracts, and provides an overview of the history and application. This paper reflects on whether tenure should be a right of educators or if it has become a useless institution that ...

This 12 page research paper explores the purpose and demographics of community colleges in America. Sections cover: students, faculty, instructional processes. The writer proposes that community colleges should focus more on effective instructional strategies than on adding faculty members with doctorate degrees. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the problems related to establishing attendance tracking technologies in a college setting, provides a list of possible equipment necessary and considers student reaction to this process.

5 pages in length. Campus violence is not a new occurrence; one only has to recall the incident at Kent State University to realize that violent acts on school grounds have been an issue that has been dealt with for some time now. However, these days finds the frequency of such violence has ...

Campus Tobacco Use

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page research paper on the actual and potential administrative responses to tobacco use on campus. The writer provides information about such programs and their possible limitations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 3 page research paper which points out the foibles of the in loco parentis doctrine on the university campus. The writer argues that the problem is that college students are adults, not children, and should have access to the full weight of the law. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 9 page paper discussing the correlation between academic success and participation in athletics. This correlation, although many times negative, is often dependent on the intensity of the athletic program and also on the types of academic programs to which the student is exposed. Emphasizes the fact that many times an academic program ...

A 9 page paper that provides an overview of a proposed study of women in athletics. The hypothesis of this study is that women athletes score higher on academic achievement tests than their non-athlete counterparts. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing whether or not college athletics are in conflict with college academic programs. A brief statement presenting a summarized statement that 'athletics are at best a necessary evil.' The writer presents an argument supporting that position. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page paper in which the author discusses the preferential treatment of college athletes, how they are treated, and why they receive the treatment they do. Bibliography included.

The NCAA Mission

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper discusses the mission of this often criticized organization that was set up to promote high standards for intercollegiate sports. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

An 11 page paper that explores issues related to college sports gambling and the impacts it has on school teams, athletes and the NCAA. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 6 page model proposal on ways to curtail college student betting and game fixing on sporting events. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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