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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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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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Xu, Furong; Liu, Wenhao; Chepyator-Thomson, Jepkorir Rose; Schmidlein, Robert – College Student Journal, 2018
There are increased concerns about depression and anxiety among college students. Thus in need of actions to find proper intervention strategies to target this issue. The purpose of this study was to examine association between leisure-time physical activity and stress vulnerability among college students. A modified survey including physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Anxiety, Stress Management, Time Management
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Jacobs, Brittany L.; Augustin, Jacob; Park, Jiyoung – College Student Journal, 2018
The examination of doctoral programs in sport management is important from both the perspective of the doctoral student and the larger field of academia. In considering sport management doctoral programs, it is essential to explore the characteristics of the program, programmatic focus and the placement of alumni. As such, surveys were sent to all…
Descriptors: Athletics, Job Placement, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Contreras-Aguirre, Hilda Cecilia; Gonzalez Y Gonzalez, Elsa – College Student Journal, 2017
International students enrolled in American institutions of higher education have been increasing during the past decades. The current study addresses the experiences of international female graduate students in the United States, in terms of difficulties as students at a southern American university and temporal residents of the United States.…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Qualitative Research
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Tolman, Steven – College Student Journal, 2017
While there is a perception that violations of academic dishonesty occur more frequently in online courses, a review of the literature has shown this to be a fallacy. In fact, there is evidence that supports the rate is lower in online courses than in face-to-face. There are many factors that affect academic dishonesty, including the demographics…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Ethics, Cheating, Integrity
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Howell, Ginger S.; LaCour, Misty M.; McGlawn, Penny A. – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of three Structured Divergent discussion board prompt designs on knowledge construction in a graduate online course. According to Andrews (1980), the form of the question affects the extent of the response within a discussion. The Playground prompt, the Brainstorming prompt, and the Focal prompt…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Learning Processes, Computer Mediated Communication
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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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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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Calisir, Fethi; Basak, Ecem; Comertoglu, Sevinc – College Student Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors affecting academic achievement of the master's students who are enrolling in the executive engineering management master's programs in Turkey. These factors include admission requirements (entrance examination, undergraduate grade point average, English proficiency) and demographic attributes…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Graduate Students, Management Development
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Duchardt, Barbara; Furr, Paula; Horton, Steven G. – College Student Journal, 2016
Students in undergraduate and graduate programs offered by community colleges, universities, and colleges of education are generally expected to have basic writing competencies at the outset of their studies based on completion of a high school curriculum and core college composition classes. With more programs and courses online or having a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Writing Skills, Skill Development, Online Courses
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Hastings, Amber; Stockley, Denise; Kinderman, Laura; Egan, Rylan – College Student Journal, 2016
As universities continue to grow their undergraduate programs, graduate students are increasingly called upon to teach first and second year classes, often without feeling adequately prepared for the task. These teaching opportunities, however, can provide novice instructors with a chance to engage in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Novices, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Piotrowski, Chris; Guyette, Roger W. – College Student Journal, 2014
Research on the nature of business ethics education during graduate-level training is somewhat limited. One approach in determining advanced students' research interest in the area is to examine the selection of "business ethics" topics for dissertation research. The current study addressed this issue by conducting a topical…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Interests, Student Research, Business
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Warnecke, Ashlee J.; Baum, Caitlyn A.; Peer, Jennifer R.; Goreczny, Anthony J. – College Student Journal, 2014
Previous research has shown five characteristics correlate highly with anxiety and with each other; these are self-efficacy, locus of control (LOC), subjective happiness, life satisfaction, and optimism (Mills, Pajares, & Herron, 2006; Park, Beehr, Han, & Grebner, 2012), but most studies have examined these factors in business…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Stress Variables
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Lowinger, Robert Jay; He, Zhaomin; Lin, Miranda; Chang, Mei – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the role of academic self-efficacy, acculturation difficulties, and language abilities on procrastination behavior using a convenience sample of 264 Chinese international students studying at three public universities in the United States. While there were no significant mean gender differences on any of the measures, results…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Acculturation, Foreign Students
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