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Guastaferro, Wendy P. – College Student Journal, 2013
This article shows how a uniquely situated television show was used as a pedagogical tool to address numerous criminal justice topics in a crime and media course. The show is Home Box Office's (HBO) "The Wire." The first season focused on "the law" and "the street" and how each is affected by drug enforcement,…
Descriptors: College Students, Mass Media Role, Television, Student Surveys
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Emanuel, Richard C. – College Student Journal, 2013
This article reports on a study of cell phone use among college students. This group is considered particularly important because college students tend to be among the first to try new technology, are the group most likely to innovate new ways of using existing technology, and are most vocal about what they need and/or want to see changed…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys
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Smith, William L.; Zhang, Pidi – College Student Journal, 2009
Parents, friends, high school teachers and guidance counselors, college professors and academic advisors, college orientation programs, and first-year seminars play a role in facilitating students' transition from high school to college. This paper assesses the frequency of activities linked to the transition process and how helpful these…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Transitional Programs, Helping Relationship
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty; McNeely, Andrea – College Student Journal, 2008
Analysis of survey data from 326 undergraduates at a large southeastern university revealed significant differences between men and women in their sexual beliefs. Specifically, men were more likely to think that oral sex is not sex; that cybersex is not cheating, that men can't tell if a woman is faking orgasm and that sex frequency drops in…
Descriptors: College Students, Marriage, Sexuality, Student Surveys
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Styron, Ronald A., Jr.; Maulding, Wanda S.; Hull, Portia – College Student Journal, 2006
This manuscript addresses the question of who makes the better university professor.--Is it the person with experience in the field as a K-12 administrator or the one directly out of college with only in-depth knowledge of educational administration theory? The study was performed at a southern university using graduate educational leadership and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Administration, Student Attitudes
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Davidson-Shivers, Gayle V.; Inpornjivit, Kit; Sellers, Kim – College Student Journal, 2004
This article describes the process used to identify students in and alumni of an instructional design master's and doctoral program in order to evaluate the effectiveness of this program. Two databases were created on these two groups and then later used to develop to datasheet surveys, which were the Survey of Students and the Survey of Alumni.…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Program Evaluation, Program Development, Databases