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Wagner, Meredith; Rhee, Yeong – College Student Journal, 2013
Problem: College life brings with it many challenges for students' well-being including stress, trouble sleeping, anxiety, and difficulties with relationships. However, evidence of substantial variation in organization and availability of health-focused resources on college campuses has been documented and students' interest in health-related…
Descriptors: Sleep, Stress Variables, Grief, College Students
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McDonald, Sylvia E. – College Student Journal, 2013
Cell phones have become a norm within the collegiate environment but little research has examined their impact on academic attainment. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects that in-class texting behavior had on the final grade score in a freshmen level introductory social science course. Students in three different sections were…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Grades (Scholastic)
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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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Burnett, Audrey J.; Sabato, Todd M.; Walter, Katherine Ott; Kerr, Dianne L.; Wagner, Laurie; Smith, Amy – College Student Journal, 2013
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 an external locus of control signals an increased…
Descriptors: Sexuality, College Students, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Anderson, Deborah; Burns, Shari – College Student Journal, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine students' perceptions of learning gains when using the one-minute paper. Thirty-one students from the Physical Therapy (PT) and Nurse Anesthesia (NA) programs participated in this study. Students completed the one-minute paper in three classes. An email to students clarified the "muddy" points…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Allied Health Occupations Education, Nursing Education, Writing Assignments
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Hogan, Eileen A.; Bryant, Sarah K.; Overymyer-Day, Leslie E. – College Student Journal, 2013
The acquisition of credit card debt by college students has long been a topic of concern. This study explores relationships among debt, undesirable academic behaviors and cognitions, and academic performance, through surveys of 338 students in a public university, replicating two past measures of credit card debt and creating new measures of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Debt (Financial), Delinquency, Academic Achievement
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Christian, Tiffany Y.; Sprinkle, Julie E. – College Student Journal, 2013
Student advising has been a staple of the college experience for decades. However, the importance of advising differs greatly through the lens of the observer. Students may feel that advising is a "waste of time" or that they already know what they need to take to meet degree requirements. Conversely, other students may want the added…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Academic Advising
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Güner, Necdet – College Student Journal, 2013
The aim of the study was to investigate senior engineering students' opinions on how the delivery of mathematics courses can be improved. A survey designed by the researcher was conducted on 605 (119 female, 486 male) prospective engineers to obtain feedback on how the mathematics courses they had taken in the engineering departments could have…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Engineering Education, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction
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Pumper, Megan A.; Yaeger, Jeffery P.; Moreno, Megan A. – College Student Journal, 2013
Social networking sites are globally popular. In the United States, these types of sites are perceived positively by users and used at high rates, which has likely yielded personal health behavior displays such as substance abuse and depression. Due to possible cultural influence present on these sites, it remains unknown if SNS could be utilized…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Foreign Countries, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Melton, Bridget F.; Langdon, Jody; McDaniel, Tyler – College Student Journal, 2013
Purpose: The objective of this study was to investigate and compare local to national averages in college-aged students' sleep disturbances, as well as further investigate key demographics (obesity classification, gender, race, year in college) among sleep issues. Methods: This study investigated 636 undergraduate students (333 males, 303 Females,…
Descriptors: Sleep, Obesity, Health Behavior, Correlation
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Salsman, Nicholas; Dulaney, Cynthia L.; Chinta, Ravi; Zascavage, Victoria; Joshi, Hem – College Student Journal, 2013
The benefits of student engagement in undergraduate research are well-recognized by many higher education institutions. Increased emphasis on undergraduate research in these institutions has taken many forms resulting in considerable differences across institutions ranging from "light touch" to "heavy duty" involvement of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes
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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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Lowinger, Robert Jay – College Student Journal, 2012
A sample of 201 college students were surveyed with respect to their perceptions of severity and willingness to seek psychological help for drug and alcohol problems. Results indicated that students perceive alcohol problems as significantly less serious than drug problems and are significantly less willing to seek help for alcohol problems. Males…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Alcoholism, Student Attitudes, Psychology
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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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Brown, Jennifer L. – College Student Journal, 2012
With growing concerns over higher education accountability and diminishing resources, student retention rates and the reasons why students remain at a post-secondary institution continue to persist. Since the 1960s, researchers have examined cognitive and non-cognitive factors that impact whether or not students stay at a particular post-secondary…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Health Occupations, Psychometrics, College Freshmen
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