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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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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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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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Houtsonen, Jarmo; Kylmä, Jari; Korhonen, Teija; Välimäki, Maritta; Suominen, Tarja – College Student Journal, 2014
People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are often subject to blame, fear and avoidance, particularly if they are perceived as personally responsible for their infection due to their risky behaviour or life style choices. Some people however, react to PLWHA with sympathy and a willingness to care. This paper explores how university students (n = 282)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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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