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Kelly, William E.; Daughtry, Don – College Student Journal, 2018
This study developed an abbreviated form of Barron's (1953) Ego Strength Scale for use in research among college student samples. A version of Barron's scale was administered to 100 undergraduate college students. Using item-total score correlations and internal consistency, the scale was reduced to 18 items (Es18). The Es18 possessed adequate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Concept Measures, Test Length, Scores
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Chow, Peter; Chalmers, R. Philip; Flynn, Deborah M.; McLandress, Adam J.; Steadman, Victoria G. L. – College Student Journal, 2018
With the intent of amending the 21-item BDI-II to improve its reliability and validity when administering the scale to nonclinical populations, a survey package consisting of 19 positive items with semantically reflected response options to mirror the negative scenario options in the original BDI-II (excluding items 16 and 18) was created. These…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Morrow, Jennifer Ann; Nadel, Sarah; Moret, Lauren – College Student Journal, 2018
As a way to communicate with each other about their lives, 50-80% of college students use social media. Though research can focus on the negative aspects (i.e., cyberbullying) of online platforms, is it truly only used for this type of negative communication? The purpose of our study was to ascertain what types of messages college students post in…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Media, Mass Media Use, Electronic Publishing
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Asfahani, Ahmed – College Student Journal, 2018
The aim of this study was to assess the role of social support systems for Saudi Arabian students in the United States. A survey was conducted with Saudi sojourners using the Index of Sojourner Social Support (ISSS) instrument and the Ethno-Cultural Identity Conflict Scale (ECIS) (N = 210) and semi-structured interviews (N = 15). Saudi students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Student Surveys, Foreign Students
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Jennings, R. A.; Henderson, C. S.; Erla, M. A.; Abraham, S.; Gillum, D. – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem and Purpose: A review of the literature revealed that college non-student athletes and student-athletes experience stress during their college years but do not always have the appropriate coping behaviors to manage the stress. The purpose of this descriptive, cross-sectional, non-experimental study was to determine the stress coping…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Church Related Colleges, College Students
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Buri, John; Post, Maria; Alliegro, Marissa; Akin, Chelsea – College Student Journal, 2018
The median age at first marriage in the U.S. has reached historic highs--29.2 for men and 27.1 for women. In this study, we used the Marriage Apprehension Questionnaire (MAQ) to investigate the marriage wariness of university students. Previous research has suggested that the marital attitudes of young adults are largely the result of familial and…
Descriptors: Marriage, Personality Traits, Questionnaires, Young Adults
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Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if a significant relationship exists between measures of anti-intellectualism, classroom incivility, academic entitlement, and consumerist attitudes towards the concept of college life. A sample of college students completed an online survey that comprised these issues. The prediction was supported as…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Correlation, Anti Intellectualism, Undergraduate Students
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Crass, Suzanne L.; Terranova, Andrew M. – College Student Journal, 2018
The relationship between narcissism, callousness, and extradyadic involvement (EDI), has been understudied. It was anticipated that callousness and narcissism would be associated with increased likelihood of engaging in an EDI and less distress about having engaged in the EDI. Participants (268 college students; 75% female; mean age of 20 years…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Correlation, Questionnaires
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Al-Khamees, Nedaa A. – College Student Journal, 2018
Nutrition labels are seen as one means of enhancing diets, but there have been no studies of attitudes towards, and use of, such labels by college students in any of the Arab countries. A questionnaire-based survey of students in several of the colleges of Kuwait University was carried out. Data were analysed using t-test, 1-way ANOVA, crosstabs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, College Students, Questionnaires
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House, Lisa A.; Neal, Chelsea; Backels, Kelsey – College Student Journal, 2018
This article will describe an animal assisted intervention conducted by a University Counseling Center as an outreach program to reduce stress among college students. The study will evaluate students' perceived personal benefits from exposure to therapy dogs on campus. Specifically, we examined if our therapy dog outreach program resulted in…
Descriptors: Animals, Stress Variables, Stress Management, College Students
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Loughran, Tessa J.; Harpel, Tammy; Vollmer, Rachel; Schumacher, Julie – College Student Journal, 2018
This study examined the effects of an intuitive eating (IE) text messaging intervention on the IE habits, perceived stress, and perceived self-efficacy of college students in comparison to an electronically emailed handout with the same information. Undergraduate students at a Midwestern university (n = 300) completed a pre-intervention survey…
Descriptors: Intervention, College Students, Intuition, Eating Habits
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Melton, Bridget F.; Jackson, Brandon; Whilhoitte, Sydni; Riggs, Amy Jo; Ryan, Greg A. – College Student Journal, 2018
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of an Exercise is Medicine-On Campus (EIM-OC) campaign on university transit use. Implementation of the EIM-OC was conducted during a 3 week period, in a southeast, mid-sized university that embodies a population of just over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The EIM-OC campaign…
Descriptors: Transportation, Undergraduate Students, Statistical Analysis, Commuting Students
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Hignite, Lance R.; Marshall, Shantal; Naumann, Laura – College Student Journal, 2018
Despite relatively low levels of crime on campus, college and university students are not immune from criminal victimization. Students' levels of fear of crime on campus, perceptions regarding the likelihood of victimization, and confidence in campus police, shape their decisions to engage in specific avoidance and protective behaviors. This study…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student Experience
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Lilly, Flavius R. W.; Owens, Jenny; Bailey, TaShara C.; Ramirez, Amy; Brown, Whitney; Clawson, Clancy – College Student Journal, 2018
Objective: This study examined the association between positive screening for depression, current exposure to microaggressions, distress evoked by microaggressions, and subjective social status among high-achieving minorities. Methods: An observational cross-sectional study was conducted using the Racial Microaggressions Scale, MacArthur Scale of…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Aggression, Correlation, Depression (Psychology)
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Miranda, Michael V. – College Student Journal, 2018
College students use online sources to obtain information about their institution's professors when preparing their schedules for the upcoming semester. While there is some disagreement among educators as to the validity of these student evaluations, students appear to find them to be quite useful. Might these evaluations, however, prove to be…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Faculty, Teacher Evaluation
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