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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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Perkins, Rose J. Merlino – College Student Journal, 2018
"Women's Mental Health Questionnaire" (W-MHQ) assesses females' adult mental health concerns, and examines their associations with specified father-daughter childhood relationships. Presented are W-MHQ item and scale development, and psychometric findings drawn from factor analyses, reliability assessments, and validation processes. For…
Descriptors: Females, Mental Health, Questionnaires, Fathers
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Bradley, Rachel L.; Browne, Blaine L.; Kelley, Heather M. – College Student Journal, 2017
This paper examined self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills and their influence on achievement in an online learning environment. This study utilized the Online Academic Success Indicators Scale (OASIS). The results of the scale were compared to previous tests measuring the predictive nature of self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills on academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Undergraduate Students
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van Berkel, Kelly; Reeves, Brenda – College Student Journal, 2017
Problem: While stress is universal for graduate students, the difference in terms of stress symptoms and the effects on health behavior is how students cope. While numerous research studies have linked stress and negative health behaviors, few studies have objectively assessed these variables. Purpose: Utilize current health and fitness technology…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Health Behavior, Scores, Online Surveys
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Ramos, Jacqueline; Linstrum, Karen S. – College Student Journal, 2017
This study sought to compare the results of a 1985 study by Roscoe, Krug, and Schmidt, who surveyed high school students and their use of written forms of self-expression, with university undergraduates and graduate students in 2016. This study also sought to develop an updated survey instrument for use in obtaining information concerning a…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, College Students, Questionnaires, Literary Styles
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Walters, Lisa M.; Seyedian, Mojtaba – College Student Journal, 2016
Almost half of full-time, first-time undergraduate students fail to finish their course of study within four years. To increase retention and graduation rates, a greater emphasis on academic advising is in order. The positive influence of an effective advising program on student success is well documented in the literature; however, there has not…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Case Studies, Program Improvement, Undergraduate Students
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Selkie, Ellen M.; Kota, Rajitha; Moreno, Megan – College Student Journal, 2016
Problem: Cyberbullying is common among adolescents, and emerging studies also describe this phenomenon in college students. Less is known about specific cyberbullying behaviors and roles in cyberbullying incidents experienced by college females. Methods: 249 female students from 4 colleges completed online surveys assessing involvement in 11…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Females, College Students
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Ludlum, Marty; Hongell, Linn; Tigerstedt, Christa; Alsobrook, Laura – College Student Journal, 2016
This research details surveys of current Finnish college students and their study habits. In the current project, we surveyed two distinct sets of students in the spring of 2012 (n = 74), and in the spring of 2014 (n = 119). We found that the students studied less than 9 hours per week. We found significant differences between students' study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Study Habits, Investigations
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Bonet, Giselle; Walters, Barbara R. – College Student Journal, 2016
Community college students face special challenges that can impede their academic progress, resulting in lower grades and persistence than students in selective four-year colleges. Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York, successfully addresses these challenges with learning communities: small cohorts of students in a blocked program…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Learner Engagement, School Holding Power
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LeCrom, Carrie; Rufer, Lisa; Slavich, Mark; Dwyer, Brendan; Greenhalgh, Gregory – College Student Journal, 2016
The following case study attempted to assess what factors contribute to graduate school and early-career success among sport management graduate students. As faculty members charged with admitting the next generation of leaders in the sport industry, how should admissions decisions be made and what factors should be considered? The authors…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Athletics, Administration, Predictor Variables
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Bishop, Jennifer L.; Welsh, Deborah P.; Lounsbury, John W.; Norona, Jerika C. – College Student Journal, 2016
During emerging adulthood, young people begin the process of balancing individual and relational role commitments. Whereas development within specific domains, primarily career and relationship (work and love), have been explored separately, it is important to understand how emerging adults divide their attention across multiple individual (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Test Construction, Test Validity, Role
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Yough, Mike; Herron, Mauricio; Richards, Kevin A.; Ware, Jason A. – College Student Journal, 2015
Courses in teacher education programs are unique in that its structure sends messages to students about the nature of knowing and learning. Particularly, it is imperative that teacher educators structure their classes in a way that allow students to come away with a wider repertoire of epistemological beliefs about teaching and learning. Using…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Education Courses, Educational Psychology, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Harder, Joseph T.; Czyzewski, Alan; Sherwood, Arthur L. – College Student Journal, 2015
An important dimension of university students' academic success is retention in their chosen major. When students do switch majors or interrupt their education, it is largely due to their lack of confidence about doing well academically, as well as perceived chances of success in the career area related to university major. A term often used for…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Cognitive Style, Business Administration Education, Career Choice
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Lin, Show Mei – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to gain a deeper understanding of the difficulties ELL students experience in their writing development from the perspective of twenty ELL students. Through the use of questionnaires and in depth interviews, this study attempted to explore the writing needs or difficulties of ELL students. The findings indicated that…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Culturally Relevant Education, Writing Difficulties, Writing (Composition)
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Kaya, Cahit; Tansey, Timothy N.; Melekoglu, Macid; Çakiroglu, Orhan – College Student Journal, 2015
This study investigated the association between perceived stress and life satisfaction of Turkish college students. The "Satisfaction with Life Scale" (Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985), the "Perceived Stress Scale" (Cohen & Williamson, 1988), and a brief demographic questionnaire were administered to 235 college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Life Satisfaction
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