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Tam, Chick; Janeke, Emilia; Chan, Oi Ling; Xi, Emily; Sarkissian-Pakachet, Ivet; Banchi, Waka – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of age and gender on the consumption of fruits and vegetables, lutein/zeaxanthin (lut+zea) and lycopene (lyc) in Hispanic-American college students living in the same household with their respective parents. There were 160 subjects (42 males and 118 females) including 80 young (ages 18-49) and 80…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Food, Eating Habits
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Lijadi, Anastasia Aldelina; Van Schalkwyk, Gertina J. – College Student Journal, 2017
The University of Macau located in Macau Special Administration Region recently relocated its campus from Macau to the neighbouring island of Hengqin and requires all first year students to live on campus in the newly established residential college system. This paper examines the effect of being homesick on perceived university support of first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Psychological Patterns, On Campus Students
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Ludlum, Marty; Hongell, Linn; Tigerstedt, Christa; Alsobrook, Laura – College Student Journal, 2016
This research details surveys of current Finnish college students and their study habits. In the current project, we surveyed two distinct sets of students in the spring of 2012 (n = 74), and in the spring of 2014 (n = 119). We found that the students studied less than 9 hours per week. We found significant differences between students' study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Study Habits, Investigations
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Winterrowd, Erin; Priniski, Stacy J.; Achter, John; Abhold, Joseph J. – College Student Journal, 2016
Examining the role of college mental health services in promoting student personal and academic success is essential to demonstrating their utility to university communities and administrations. Student learning outcomes following counseling and satisfaction with mental health services were assessed across 16 counseling centers in one university…
Descriptors: Guidance Centers, Student Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, Interpersonal Competence
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Elliott, Lindsey; Knox, David – College Student Journal, 2016
A 64 item Internet questionnaire was completed by 381 undergraduates at a large southeastern university to assess taking chances in romantic relationships. Almost three fourths (72%) self-identified as being a "person willing to take chances in my love relationship." Engaging in unprotected sex, involvement in a "friends with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires, Interpersonal Relationship, Intimacy
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Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; DeMaria, Peter A., Jr.; Beverly, Clyde; Chessler, Marcy – College Student Journal, 2016
An online survey sample of 166 non-urgent undergraduates, N = 47 (male) and N = 119 (female) waiting to begin counseling after triage found that females had significantly higher anxiety about meeting their assigned (intake) therapist than males. This gender difference of females being higher in counselor meeting anxiety could not be accounted for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Anxiety, Trust (Psychology), Online Surveys
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Pettijohn, Terry F.; Frazier, Erik; Rieser, Elizabeth; Vaughn, Nicholas; Hupp-Wilds, Bobbi – College Student Journal, 2015
A 21-item survey on texting in the classroom was given to 235 college students. Overall, 99.6% of students owned a cellphone and 98% texted daily. Of the 138 students who texted in the classroom, most texted friends or significant others, and indicate the reason for classroom texting is boredom or work. Students who texted sent a mean of 12.21…
Descriptors: College Students, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Computer Mediated Communication
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Pettijohn, Terry F., II; Pettijohn, Terry F.; Brenneman, Miranda M.; Glass, Jamie N.; Brito, Gabriela R.; Terranova, Andrew M.; Kim, JongHan; Meyersburg, C. A.; Piroch, Joan – College Student Journal, 2015
College students (N = 297) completed a perceptions of psychology as a science survey before and after completion of psychology courses. Psychology as a science scores increased significantly from the beginning to the end of the research methods courses, but scores in introductory psychology courses did not change and scores for students in…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Psychology, Student Surveys
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Kulics, Jennifer M.; Kornspan, Alan S.; Kretovics, Mark – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of the present study was to assess the academic decision making beliefs of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Championship Series (FBS) student-athletes and to determine if the variables of gender and type of sport related to academic decision making behavior of student-athletes. Participants…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, College Athletics, Athletes
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DiRamio, David; Jarvis, Kathryn; Iverson, Susan; Seher, Christin; Anderson, Rachel – College Student Journal, 2015
Colleges and universities are devoting resources to support students who have military experience. However, evidence suggests veterans may not be using services. Since resources are available this begs the questions "why not?" and "what are the help-seeking attitudes of veterans for psychological and academic assistance?" It's…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Veterans, Veterans Education
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Stoliker, Bryce E.; Lafreniere, Kathryn D. – College Student Journal, 2015
University is a pivotal period in a young adult's life; however, for some, university may be a recipe for disaster due to the stress and pressures that come along with university education. The purpose of the present study was to examine students' feelings of stress, loneliness, and levels of learning burnout in order to determine if these factors…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Psychological Patterns, Burnout, Student Experience
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Murphy, Angela J.; Collins, Jennifer M. – College Student Journal, 2015
The study explores the role of diversity in the underlying job attributes that college students use to evaluate careers and if there are differences in the individual job attributes based on the race, gender, and major of the participants. We use a factor analysis to explore the underlying factors associated with 16 job attributes. Findings reveal…
Descriptors: College Students, Preferences, Cultural Pluralism, Racial Differences
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Emanuel, Richard; Bell, Rodney; Cotton, Cedric; Craig, Jamon; Drummond, Danielle; Gibson, Samuel; Harris, Ashley; Harris, Marcus; Hatcher-Vance, Chelsea; Jones, Staci; Lewis, Jade; Longmire, Trenard; Nash, Brent; Ryans, Torrance; Tyre, Ebony; Walters, Dionne; Williams, Alexis – College Student Journal, 2015
A representative sample of 404 undergraduate students from a public university in the Southeast was surveyed about their smartphone dependency. One in five rated themselves as totally dependent on their phone; about half agreed that they are overly dependent. More females than males reported feeling safer with their phone than without it. More…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Addictive Behavior, Undergraduate Students
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Burnett, Audrey J.; Sabato, Todd M.; Wagner, Laurie; Smith, Amy – College Student Journal, 2014
HIV, AIDS, STIs, and unwanted pregnancy continue to impact young adults in the U. S. at a disproportionate rate, particularly during the college years. Attributional style (i.e., locus of control) influences one's HIV risk. Internal locus of control indicates a lower risk of HIV infection, whereas external locus of control signals an…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Risk, Locus of Control, Student Surveys
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Asiyai, Romina – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the perception of secondary school students on the condition of their classroom physical learning environment and its impact on their learning and motivation. Four research questions were asked and answered using descriptive statistics while three hypotheses were formulated and tested using t-test statistics at 0.05 level of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Physical Environment, Learning
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