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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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Ferrari, Joseph R.; Haq, Arsalan; Williams, Shannon M. – College Student Journal, 2014
The present study explored perceptions of hope for social change through civic engagement. Psychology majors, active in campus clubs and organizations (n = 52; M age = 19 years old) completed survey measures predicting hopeful (agency and pathways) tendencies by positive personality qualities, such as positive perceptions of life, being…
Descriptors: Social Change, Citizen Participation, Psychology, Majors (Students)
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Stoltz, Molly; Young, Raymond W.; Bryant, Kevin L. – College Student Journal, 2014
Students (N =102) from communication courses at a Southern regional university was divided into two groups. Each group listened to a 10-minute taped lecture about personality types. One group listened to a lecture that included self-disclosures by the lecturer. The other group listened to a lecture that covered the same material but without the…
Descriptors: College Students, College Faculty, Personality Traits, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Feldt, Ronald C. – College Student Journal, 2012
The study examined a model that integrates social-cognitive and trait-personality constructs to examine two domains of college satisfaction. Direct and indirect effects were observed for conscientiousness, perception of institutional resources, self-efficacy, and goal progress. Paths differed for personal and institutional satisfaction. Most…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Path Analysis, Participant Satisfaction, Personality Traits
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Ahmad, Shaharuddin; Ishak, Noriah Mohd; Ismail, Khaidzir; Selamat, Jumali – College Student Journal, 2010
Generic competency is an instrument to assess and measure personal trait of students using 13 constructs with 102 items. Students' abilities to master each of the 13 constructs are very important in order for them to improve their marketability values. This is because nowadays employer is not only looking at the academic intellectual but the most…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Labor Force Development, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Sprinkle, Julie E. – College Student Journal, 2009
The current study investigates graduate student perceptions of educator effectiveness. This study is the follow-up to a pilot and instrument validation study conducted by the researcher. The findings of the previous study indicated student biases in areas such as gender, age, teaching style, learning style, grade awarded, and educator personality…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Personality Traits, Teacher Effectiveness, Cognitive Style
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Feldt, Ronald C.; Woelfel, Cheryl – College Student Journal, 2009
According to social cognitive career theory, decisions to pursue a career may be influenced by self-efficacy expectations and anticipated career outcomes, thus we examined the incremental validity of these constructs beyond gender and personality. 179 undergraduate college students completed a survey, the Career Decision Scale (CDS), and the NEO…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Self Efficacy, Career Choice, Validity
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Miller, Mark J.; Cowger, Ernest, Jr.; Tobacyk, Jerome; Livingston, Mary Margaret – College Student Journal, 2007
This comparative study examined the degree of similarity between the results of the Self-Directed Search and an online career assessment. Implications for career counselors, based on the results, are briefly discussed.
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Counselors, Career Counseling, Measurement Techniques
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Angell, Lance R. – College Student Journal, 2006
This investigation focused on the interrelationships among the frequency of cheating behaviors, impulsiveness, personal efficacy, and academic motivation. Sixty-one undergraduate students from a small private Catholic college in the Northeast completed the Academic Integrity Scale, subscales from Kurtines' (1978) Autonomy and Paulus' (1983)…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Student Behavior, Correlation, Personality Traits
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Ogletree, Shirley M.; Turner, G. Marc; Vieira, Ana; Brunotte, Joshua – College Student Journal, 2005
Cleanliness preferences may be related to the compatibility of college roommates and hence relevant to students' satisfaction with and retention at a college or university. Two studies were conducted to develop a scale and examine issues related to housecleaning attitudes In the first study 457 college students completed an Attitude toward…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Gender Differences, Factor Analysis, Anxiety
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty E.; Thompson, Heather R. – College Student Journal, 2004
One-hundred-and-ninety seven undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed a confidential anonymous 22-item questionnaire designed to assess the perception of various emotions in themselves and the other sex. The data revealed that men were significantly more likely to view themselves as competitive, sarcastic, and sexual than women…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Self Concept
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Brown, Robert D.; And Others – College Student Journal, 1982
Describes the assessment of students' participation in the arts. Made comparisons between students in the performing arts and those not, between sexes, and among students with different career goals. Performing arts students were more likely to be active in a broad range of aesthetic activities. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Career Choice, College Students, Higher Education