Sunday, June 29, 2008

UA Professors Study Campus Tales

Tuscaloosa News [AL]
29 June 2008

UA professors study campus tales

By Adam Jones
Staff Writer

[Jones' article is based on following article.]

Innovative Higher Education, vol. 32, no. 5, 2008, 237-50.

Claire Howell Major and Nathaniel Bray, “Exam Scams and Classroom Flimflams: Urban Legends as an Alternative Lens for Viewing the College Classroom Experience”

[Abstract:] Campus-based urban legends have the potential to convey and construct student culture in higher education. Basic qualitative and humanistic research methods were used to collect, analyze, and interpret legends related to the academic experience of collegiate life.