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Hartman, Samantha D.; Wasieleski, David T.; Whatley, Mark A. – College Student Journal, 2017
College is considered to be one of the most evaluative and stressful times during a student's academic career. A student's inability to regulate emotions may be correlated with an increased level of test anxiety. Previous research has indicated significant relationships between emotional dysregulation and generalized anxiety disorders (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Grade Point Average, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Achievement
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Kelly, Nicole; Harpel, Tammy; Fontes, Angela; Walters, Connor; Murphy, Jan – College Student Journal, 2017
This study investigated the role of socially desirable responding (SDR) in responses to survey questions about financial behavior among college students. Data was collected via an online survey from 1,159 students enrolled at a Midwestern university. Participants reported on credit card and savings behaviors and attitudes by answering direct…
Descriptors: Social Desirability, College Students, Student Behavior, Money Management
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Crowley, Claire; Munk, Dana – College Student Journal, 2017
Statement of the Problem: The competing pressures of college life can increase stress and anxiety in college students and have negative outcomes on academic performance and overall well-being. The purpose of this study was to use qualitative measures to examine how participation in a college level experiential meditation course impacted students'…
Descriptors: Well Being, Qualitative Research, Experiential Learning, Metacognition
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Pawlow, Laura A.; Meinz, Elizabeth J. – College Student Journal, 2017
Participation in undergraduate research has been shown to provide a wide array of benefits across many disciplines of study; however, relatively less is known about the impact of this experience on Psychology majors specifically. We collected measures of Psychology students' (N = 229) knowledge of the major (career, core, and…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Research Assistants, Psychology, Undergraduate Students
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Johnson, Iryna – College Student Journal, 2017
Based on data from a single institution, this study estimates the effect of having a female instructor, the effects of measures of self-efficacy, and the interaction effects of measures of self-efficacy and having a female instructor on female and male student grade performance. Self-efficacy for academic achievement, self-regulated learning,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Role Models, Females, Academic Achievement
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Kim, Jinhee; Chatterjee, Swarn; Young, J.; Moon, U. J. – College Student Journal, 2017
Student loans have become a social-financial issue in the United States. This study uses a nationally representative dataset to examine the association between financial socialization and student loan borrowing behavior of individuals after controlling a number of different socio-demographic factors. Results show that the financial burdens of…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Access to Education, Young Adults, Student Costs
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Amer, Anas Abdul Fattah – College Student Journal, 2017
This study aimed to assess the level of the use of positive behavioral support strategies (PBS) by teachers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Amman, the study sample consisted of 100 teachers (male, female) work at centers that provide services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) distributed on the variables (sex, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Positive Behavior Supports, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Pedersen, Daphne E. – College Student Journal, 2017
College binge drinking has been linked to student stress. Which among a variety of stressors are more likely to result in problem drinking? In this paper, the relative influence of three types of stressors on college binge drinking is considered, including the academic, interpersonal, and developmental (e.g., making decisions about the future,…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Alcohol Abuse, Undergraduate Students, Influences
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Tolman, Steven – College Student Journal, 2017
While there is a perception that violations of academic dishonesty occur more frequently in online courses, a review of the literature has shown this to be a fallacy. In fact, there is evidence that supports the rate is lower in online courses than in face-to-face. There are many factors that affect academic dishonesty, including the demographics…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Ethics, Cheating, Integrity
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Bradley, Rachel L.; Browne, Blaine L.; Kelley, Heather M. – College Student Journal, 2017
This paper examined self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills and their influence on achievement in an online learning environment. This study utilized the Online Academic Success Indicators Scale (OASIS). The results of the scale were compared to previous tests measuring the predictive nature of self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills on academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Sawai, Misae; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2017
This study examined the factor structure of sibling relationships in Japanese female university students. Two hundred and fifteen Japanese female university students participated in this study. The Adult Sibling Relationship Scale (ASRQ, Stocker et al., 1997) was used to measure sibling relationship cognition. The model was constructed as a result…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Schemata (Cognition), Foreign Countries, Females
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Amy D. Linder; Arthur Harper; Jung, Jinhong; Woodson-Smith, Andrea – College Student Journal, 2017
Despite the ethnicity of an individual college student, a majority of college students do not partake in the recommended amount of exercise according to the American College Health Association (2013). Therefore, both the obesity and overweight rates with college students were reported as 29% in 2000 and 32.5% in 2009 (ACHA, 2010). The purpose of…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Attitude Measures, Intention, College Students
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Kuzu, Okan; Çaliskan, Nihat; Kuzu, Yasemin – College Student Journal, 2017
In this study, we evaluated teacher candidates' (TCs') behavior patterns according to the organization people pattern for some demographics such as gender, educational status, accommodation and income levels. We administered to 875 TCs the organization people pattern rating scale (OPPRS) and investigated whether behavior patterns differed…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Evaluation, Behavior Patterns, Demography
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Pflum, Holly; Nadler, Daniel P.; Miller, Michael T. – College Student Journal, 2017
With the rise in prominence of intercollegiate athletics, there has been an increase in interest in the success of student athletes. This interest has become common across all levels of intercollegiate athletic competition, and has increased dramatically in recent years to focus on the 75,000 community college student athletes who participate in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Participation, College Athletics
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Lin, Chun-Wen – College Student Journal, 2017
Aristotle once said that moral deliberation is supposed to find reasons, which may lead us to renounce spurious moral beliefs in pursuit of authentic goodness. The aim of this study was to construct a theoretical model, based on Aristotle's deliberation theory framework, representing college students' attitudes toward volunteering in nursing…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, College Students, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
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