Preventing sexual assault on college campuses: who cares?

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dc.contributor.author Ulmer, Ashley
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-10T21:24:53Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-10T21:24:53Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/39388
dc.description.abstract This study used a survey to gather information from 112 women on Kansas State University’s campus on the topic of sexual assault. This study attempted to fill in the gap of research concerning sexual assault, reporting, and student engagement with university prevention initiatives. The key findings of this study show that students are willing to learn about sexual assault, and that high levels of university involvement and high levels of perceived self-efficacy lead to an increase in a student’s willingness to report cases of sexual assault. Future research should explore a branding campaign for successful sexual assault prevention initiatives, while looking into the concept of self-defense as a viable addition to current campus offerings. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Campus safety en_US
dc.subject Violence
dc.subject Rape
dc.subject Sexual assault reporting
dc.subject Campus policy
dc.subject Self-defense training
dc.title Preventing sexual assault on college campuses: who cares? en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree Master of Science en_US
dc.description.level Masters en_US
dc.description.department Department of Journalism and Mass Communications en_US
dc.description.advisor Alec Terfertiller en_US
dc.date.published 2019 en_US
dc.date.graduationmonth May en_US


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