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Wells, Brett; Corts, Daniel P. – College Student Journal, 2008
The purpose of this study was to explore implicit attitudes towards members of social fraternities and sororities. Participants completed both an explicit (rating scale) and an implicit (Implicit Associations Test, or IAT) measure of attitudes toward members of social fraternities/sororities. Results show a positive correlation between the…
Descriptors: Tests, Rating Scales, Sororities, Correlation
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Parish, Thomas S.; Mahoney, Shay – College Student Journal, 2007
The present study sought to examine how reliable the "Personal Attribute Inventory" (Parish, Bryant, & Shirazi, 1976) is in terms of reliability discerning college students' "self-concepts," as well as their "ideal self-concepts." These students were all enrolled at a small, private, Midwestern university. They completed these survey twice, seven…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Measures (Individuals), Reliability
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Stavrianopoulos, Katherine – College Student Journal, 2007
This study examined the impact of motivation orientation on the accuracy of metacognitive knowledge monitoring; the impact of metacognitive knowledge monitoring on academic help seeking; and the impact of motivation orientation on academic help seeking behavior, and the joint impact of metacognitive knowledge monitoring and motivational…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Motivation, Metacognition, Adolescents
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Kuterbach, James M. – College Student Journal, 2007
The New Imaginary Audience Scale (NIAS; Lapsley, FitzGerald, Rice, & Jackson, 1989) has been used as a research tool with both high school and college aged samples, yet there is no structural validity evidence for its use with college students. This study examined the structural validity of the NIAS via an exploratory factor analysis, using a…
Descriptors: Research Tools, College Students, Test Validity, General Education
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Kelly, John T.; Kendrick, Marla M.; Newgent, Rebecca A.; Lucas, Christopher J. – College Student Journal, 2007
The phenomenon of student attrition is an increasingly challenging problem confronting American higher education. Unfortunately, there exists virtually no consensus on root causes; and disagreements continue over what intervention strategies might help to reduce the rates with which young collegians abandon their studies and leave campus. Data…
Descriptors: Intervention, Measures (Individuals), Institutional Environment, Student Attrition
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Hickerson, Benjamin D.; Beggs, Brent A. – College Student Journal, 2007
Students who do not have leisure skills, cannot manage leisure time, or are not aware that leisure can be psychologically rewarding are more likely to be bored during leisure. This study examined the impact of boredom on leisure of college students in relation to gender, level of education, and activity choice. Subjects at a Midwestern university…
Descriptors: College Students, Leisure Time, Females, Recreational Programs
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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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Klomegah, Roger Yao – College Student Journal, 2007
This study utilized the goal-efficacy model to examine a) the extent to which index scores of student self-efficacy, self-set goals, assigned goals, and ability (four variables in the model) could predict academic performance of university students; and b) the best predictor of academic performance. The sample comprised 103 undergraduate students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Grade Point Average, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement
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Lindsey, Billie J.; Fugere, Madeleine; Chan, Victor – College Student Journal, 2007
This study, using the "Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale" (CES-D), investigated the moods, perceptions, and behavioral changes among college students during the week following September 11 and again 11 weeks later. Originally, we had planned to survey college students using the CES-D on September 12th and 13th as part…
Descriptors: College Students, General Education, Courses, Rating Scales
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Hamamci, Zeynep – College Student Journal, 2007
The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of dysfunctional relationships beliefs on both the perceptions of their relationships with the parents and conflict resolution behaviors of late adolescence. The sample was consisted of 372 Turkish university students (248 women and 124 men). Interpersonal Cognitive Distortions Scale,…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Measures (Individuals), Conflict, Conflict Resolution
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Mostafa, Mohamed M. – College Student Journal, 2007
This study examines Egyptian society's attitudes towards Machiavellianism held by a sample of 482 students majoring in marketing. The respondents completed the widely used Mach IV scale. The study validates the scale for the first time in an Arab non-Western context. The results reveal that age is inversely related to Machiavellianism, that there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Marketing, Student Attitudes
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Enochs, Wendy K.; Roland, Catherine B. – College Student Journal, 2006
The relationship between living environment, gender and both overall adjustment to college and social adjustment in freshmen students was examined in this study. The College Adjustment Scales were administered to 511 freshmen students living in on-campus housing. There were 259 students living in Freshmen Year Experience (FYE) Halls verses 252…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Student Adjustment, Adjustment (to Environment), Dormitories
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Whatley, Mark; Little, Gelena M.; Knox, David – College Student Journal, 2006
The Relationship Involvement Scale was created to allow individuals to identify the degree to which they are involved in a relationship. The developed scale includes norms, reliability, and validity and was completed by a total of 306 undergraduates at two southern universities. While there were no significant differences between women and men on…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Social Psychology, Program Validation, Psychometrics
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Lynch, Douglas J. – College Student Journal, 2006
This study investigated the association between motivational factors and course grades for freshman and upper level college students (measured by the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionaire, MSLQ). Self-efficacy and effort regulation were strong predictors for both groups. Instrinsic motivation was associated with course grades, but not…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies, Grades (Scholastic), Student Motivation
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Chng, Chwee-Lye; Carlon, Alfonso; Toynes, Brian – College Student Journal, 2006
Students (N = 1,146) from five Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma participated in this study. Although students report a moderate level of HIV knowledge, they are deficient on three items related to the role of Nonoxynol-9 on HIV transmission, role of prior STD history on HIV transmission, and meaning of…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Medical Services, Gender Differences, Black Colleges
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