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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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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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Brown, Jennifer L.; da Silva, Stephanie; Newberry, Jennifer – College Student Journal, 2018
One out of every three students who begin an academic school year does not return for a second year, which has remained unchanged for the past 50 years. The Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education could improve the classroom learning environment, which could lead to increased student satisfaction and retention. More empirical…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Program Validation, Academic Persistence, Test Construction
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Saville, Bryan K.; Bureau, Alex; Eckenrode, Claire; Maley, Michelle – College Student Journal, 2018
Previous research on passion and burnout has shown that teachers, including college faculty, who show high levels of harmonious passion toward their work experience lower burnout than teachers who have high levels of obsessive passion. In the present study, we extended this line of research to college students. We found that students who were…
Descriptors: Burnout, College Faculty, Academic Persistence, Student Attitudes
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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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Buri, John – College Student Journal, 2018
Rationale is presented for the derivation of a new measure of stressful life events for use with students [the Negative Life Events Scale for Students (NLESS)]. Ten stressful life events questionnaires were reviewed, and the more than 600 items mentioned in these scales were culled based on the following criteria: (a) only long-term and unpleasant…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Scoring, Student Attitudes, Item Analysis
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Sta. Maria, Nelly L.; Chowdhury, Vashkar; Nizam, Naji – College Student Journal, 2018
Though research in religion and spirituality within the field of psychology has been increasing, research on the impact of religiosity on academic outcomes is rare. Much of the research conducted on religiosity and academic performance in college has been conducted in Southern or Midwestern regions of the United States. To our knowledge,…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Gender Differences, Study Skills, Academic Achievement
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Hartman, Samantha D.; Wasieleski, David T.; Whatley, Mark A. – College Student Journal, 2017
College is considered to be one of the most evaluative and stressful times during a student's academic career. A student's inability to regulate emotions may be correlated with an increased level of test anxiety. Previous research has indicated significant relationships between emotional dysregulation and generalized anxiety disorders (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Grade Point Average, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Achievement
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Sawai, Misae; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2017
This study examined the factor structure of sibling relationships in Japanese female university students. Two hundred and fifteen Japanese female university students participated in this study. The Adult Sibling Relationship Scale (ASRQ, Stocker et al., 1997) was used to measure sibling relationship cognition. The model was constructed as a result…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Schemata (Cognition), Foreign Countries, Females
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Lin, Chun-Wen – College Student Journal, 2017
Aristotle once said that moral deliberation is supposed to find reasons, which may lead us to renounce spurious moral beliefs in pursuit of authentic goodness. The aim of this study was to construct a theoretical model, based on Aristotle's deliberation theory framework, representing college students' attitudes toward volunteering in nursing…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, College Students, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
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Estep, Hanna M.; Avalos, Maria D.; Olson, James N. – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to expand upon the existing research on the relationship between parenting styles, general deviance, and romantic infidelity. It was hypothesized that the adult children of parents who practiced authoritative parenting would report less favorable attitudes toward, and fewer incidences of, general deviance and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parenting Styles, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Warden, David N; Myers, Charlsie A. – College Student Journal, 2017
The relationship between domain-specific nonintellective variables and academic achievement among nontraditional students was explored to address uninvestigated factors and clarify distinctions between nontraditional and traditional student achievement. College students (nontraditional n = 72, traditional n = 67) completed an online survey…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Forsha, Stephen K. – College Student Journal, 2017
Focus on business ethics has increased however, incidents of academic dishonesty among business school students has also increased at the same time. Simply adding ethics courses to business programs appears to offer little guidance for student action, action that is transferred from the university to the business world. More is needed if we wish…
Descriptors: Ethics, Moral Development, Business Schools, Cheating
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Ellis, Jon B.; Kaniuk, Andrea; Barnes, Jenny – College Student Journal, 2016
A number of studies suggest an association between substance use and suicidal behavior. However, relatively few studies have examined reasons for living, adaptive beliefs that prevent one from committing suicide, in substance using populations. The current study examines reasons for living and methamphetamine use in 240 college students.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Drug Abuse
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Zorotovich, Jennifer; Johnson, Elizabeth I.; Linn, Rebekah – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study extends research on social status and well-being among young people by examining whether subjective social status (SSS) is related to life satisfaction and happiness. Emerging adults (n = 383) between 18 and 29 provided data on demographic characteristics, SSS, life satisfaction, and happiness via an online survey. Regression…
Descriptors: Social Status, Online Surveys, Physical Health, Life Satisfaction
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