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Author Medley, Christopher L.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Private College ♦ Attitude Toward Homosexuality ♦ Private Institution ♦ Within-subjects Iii ♦ Private Institutional Campus Setting ♦ Transgender People ♦ Research Study ♦ Female Counterpart ♦ Smith Gordon ♦ Standard Deviation ♦ Descriptive Data ♦ Heterosexual Male ♦ Literature Review Examines Research Study ♦ College Student ♦ Designated Coordinator ♦ Attitude Assessment ♦ Heterosexual College Male ♦ Augelli Rose ♦ Inferential Statistic ♦ Mohr Sedlacek
Abstract Research examining college students ’ attitudes toward homosexuality has been consistently reported as generally negative (Herek, 1984a; Malaney, Williams, & Geller, 1997; & Mohr & Sedlacek, 2000). Furthermore, the attitudes of heterosexual college males have reflected higher levels of negativity when compared to their female counterparts (D’Augelli & Rose, 1991; Kite, 1984; & Smith & Gordon, 1998). The ensuing literature review examines research studies conducted at large, small, public, and private institutions. The purpose of this study is to investigate attitudes toward gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people from the point of view of heterosexual males who attend private institutions. The literature in regards to private institutional campus setting is very limited. Data was collected through the dissemination of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Attitude Assessment at four private colleges. The administration of the instrument was conducted through a designated coordinator and through facilitators who agreed to participate. Descriptive data, including means, standard deviation and histograms, were collected. In addition, the research study used four methods of inferential statistics: (1) within-subjects iii
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Publisher Date 2005-01-01