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Larson, Mary; Orr, Megan; Warne, Donald – College Student Journal, 2016
The Problem: Institutions of higher education are interested in students' academic success as measured by GPA. Health is related to GPA and many institutions collect health data; however, this data is underutilized. This study used several health-related variables to examine relationships between health and GPA. Method: This study utilized a…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Physical Health, Grade Point Average
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Omori, Megumi; Feldhaus, Heather – College Student Journal, 2015
Although undergraduate students are often involved in academic research as volunteers, paid assistants or to receive extra-credit, very little attention has been paid to how well these students perform when they assist researchers. The current study compares the number of surveys gathered at a large local event and the number of missing entries…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Student Motivation, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education
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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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Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; Sheridan, Natalie; Pred, Robert S.; Beverly, Clyde; Chessler, Marcy – College Student Journal, 2015
The Young Schema Questionnaire (YSQ) in either long-form (205- item) or short-form (75-item or 90-item) versions has demonstrated its clinical usefulness for assessing early maladaptive schemas. However, even a 75 or 90-item "short form", particularly when combined with other measures, can represent a lengthy…
Descriptors: Testing, Questionnaires, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education
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Walsh, Ann D.; Woosley, Sherry A. – College Student Journal, 2013
This study examined the perceptions of high performing undergraduate students in marketing and advertising majors. Specifically, it examined the relationships among three levels of student performance and student satisfaction with their business programs and learning outcomes. High performing students were more satisfied with their programs and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, High Achievement, Student Attitudes, Marketing
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Krieg, Dana Balsink – College Student Journal, 2013
Increasing numbers of students are experiencing difficulty adjusting to college. Violated expectations of college may increase the stress experienced across the college career. Therefore, 36 college students were assessed prior to matriculation, during the first year and during the senior year. Expectations and experiences of academics, social…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Expectation, Comparative Analysis
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Johnson, Diane Elizabeth – College Student Journal, 2012
Research evidence is accumulating to suggest that shame can be implicated in important ways in student adjustment to the learning environment. Student survey data spring-fall 2010 suggest that shame is associated with variables thought to be closely related to student learning--sense of community, burnout and achievement goals--and underline the…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Students, Student Adjustment, Student Surveys
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Tomkiewicz, Joseph; Bass, Kenneth; Robinson, Joanna – College Student Journal, 2012
During periods of economic turmoil and uncertainty, employment opportunities are often greatly diminished. The Great Recession beginning in 2007 caused such a labor market disruption, hitting new college graduates especially hard. Under such conditions, business ownership may appeal to some as a conceivable substitution to "finding a job." The…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Fear of Success, Student Attitudes, Ownership
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Potuto, Josephine R.; O'Hanlon; James – College Student Journal, 2007
There is a received wisdom that the "student" experiences of student-athletes are deficient and that student-athletes are, and are treated as, athletes first and students second. We surveyed student-athletes at 18 Division IA (major football programs) schools to learn from them what they experience as students and how they assess those…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Team Sports, Income, Athletes
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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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Davidovitch, Nitsa; Soen, Dan – College Student Journal, 2006
The massification of higher education is changing the cultural context of the institutes partaking in the system. It is now widely recognized that effective communication is a crucial pre-requisite to the achievement of teaching and learning outcomes in higher education. Effective communication strategies in the classroom are essential, and…
Descriptors: Attendance, College Students, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Faculty
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Mitra, Aditi; Sarabia, Daniel – College Student Journal, 2005
A central concept employed when introducing students to the discipline of sociology is the sociological imagination. The premise that human experiences are socially and historically contextualized is often the point of departure instructors take when introducing the discipline. Understanding the connections between individual experiences and wider…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Sociology, Introductory Courses
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McNamara, Kristy Maher; Cover, J. Daniel – College Student Journal, 1999
A survey of undergraduate students (n=473) from a small liberal arts university evaluated several independent variables (gender, community service, membership in campus organizations, and out-of-class experiences) in terms of goals associated with a liberal education. Analysis indicated that gender and type of extramural activities (i.e., student…
Descriptors: College Students, Extracurricular Activities, General Education, Higher Education
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Cerrito, Patricia B.; Levi, Inessa – College Student Journal, 1999
A survey of study habits was conducted with entry-level mathematics students at the University of Louisville (Kentucky). Students also tracked their study, work, and leisure activities for one week. Findings indicated that students have sufficient time available but choose not to spend the time studying. Regular collection and grading of homework…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Students, Grading, Higher Education
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Brazelton, Elizabeth W.; Frandsen, John C.; McKown, Delos B.; Brown, Charles D. – College Student Journal, 1999
A questionnaire was developed and administered to 111 undergraduate students to assess the influence of religiosity on their attitudes toward science as a career and their belief in scientific evidence and concepts. Results indicate that religiosity does influence these attitudes and is a factor to be considered in planning science instruction.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Students, Higher Education, Questionnaires